Celebrating Pope Francis’ Legacy

Celebrating Pope Francis’ Legacy

Dr. Nancy Pineda-Madrid, Associate Professor of Theology and Latina/o Ministry at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, opened the conference with a talk entitled “The Evil of Violence Against Women and the Hope Manifest in Pope Francis’ Enduring Legacy”...
Reflections on Compassion

Reflections on Compassion

Compassion is a long, loving look at what is real. In this Year of Mercy, deemed as such by Pope Francis, Sister Cynthia Bauer points out that compassion is integral to mercy. “Mercy invites circles of compassion, which goes deeper than mercy,” Sister says. “That’s...

Six Reactions from Our Sisters on Studying Women Deacons

On Thursday May 12, Pope Francis announced he will create a commission to study the possibility of allowing women to serve as deacons in the Catholic Church. He said this in the presence of 900 leaders of the world’s congregations of Catholic women religious,...
Holy Thursday: Allow Yourself to be Washed

Holy Thursday: Allow Yourself to be Washed

Tonight we enter the Sacred Triduum, the Christian high holy days that draw us into the mystery of our salvation. By commemorating the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus, we are invited to remember who we are, and to whom we belong, because we forget. It’s...