Nuns

Thumbnail sr albert marie surmanski photo  1 A New Guide to Living a Marian Life

“By a singular gift of God’s grace, no one other than her Son was ever so meek, humble, or grace-filled as the Blessed Virgin,” a new Manual for...

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Thumbnail elephants credit volodymyr burdiak shutterstock cna An Indian woman became a nun...because of elephants?

Orissa, India, Feb 7, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nine years ago, Christians in the Kandhamal district of Odisha, India suffered the worst...

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Thumbnail nun credit alex proimos via flickr cc by nc 20 filter added cna A rare glimpse into the lives of Thailand's Red Nuns

An American group of cloistered nuns has opened a new monastery to bring their contemplative spirituality to the northeast of Thailand.“Our...

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Thumbnail eucharistic communicators of the heavenly father Are these quite possibly the world's happiest nuns?

Cali, Colombia, Jul 13, 2016 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Watch them sing, and you might be convinced of it. The Eucharistic Communicators of the...

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Thumbnail recording adoration at ephesus in the st johns chapel credit benedictines of mary queen of apostles cna 4 Benedictine nuns back at it again with a new album

A new album from the chart-topping community of Benedictine nuns in rural Missouri has an intimate selection of the songs they sing when they...

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Thumbnail l r top left image sr bernadetta boggia sr olga raschietti and sr lucia pulici at work in berundi photo courtesy of xaverian missionaries cna 9 11 14 Brutally slain nuns recalled as women 'enamored' with God

Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order’s vicar general hailed them as simple...

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Thumbnail religious sisters attend the enthronement of our lady of charity in the vatican gardens august 28 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 8 28 14 Coming soon: The Vatican's report on US women religious

The Vatican has confirmed it will release its report on the state of women religious in the United States later this month, following up on the...

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Thumbnail corita book Corita Kent’s passions were creativity, transformation and love

Author and art historian April Dammann’s new biography of Corita Kent, known for most her career as Sister Mary Corita, traces the actions of these...

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Thumbnail hurricane katrina credit news muse via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 8 27 15 Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't keep this nun out of New Orleans

For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane Katrina. Her neighborhood was...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 2 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 EWTN family shares favorite memories of Mother Angelica

Irondale, Ala., Sep 19, 2016 / 02:10 pm (CNA).- The legacy of Mother Angelica, the Poor Clare nun who founded Catholic cable channel EWTN,...

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Thumbnail religious sisters  nuns los angeles Foreign nuns, priests embody historic opportunity for U.S. Church

If American Catholicism has an Achille’s heel, it’s sometimes an attenuated sense of how we fit into the rest of the Catholic world. A bit of basic...

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Thumbnail memorial mass 5 for mother angelica at our lady of the angels chapel on march 30 2016 credit ewtn cna 3 30 16 1 Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday. “We cannot understand Mother...

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Sister Clare Crockett, an Irish religious sister, was among those who died in the massive Ecuador earthquake on Saturday. Her vocation is the story...

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Thumbnail missionary sisters of st charles march for their convent courtesy of united for a better stone park cna us catholic news 3 23 12 Illinois nuns take legal action against bordering strip club

The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo have taken legal action against a giant “adult entertainment” club built in their backyard – despite...

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Thumbnail nun credit alex proimos via flickr cc by nc 20 cna Mali bishops plead for kidnapped nun's release

Bamako, Mali, Apr 2, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Mali are asking the general public to help secure the release of a...

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Thumbnail venerable henriette delille public domain wikipedia cna Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all...

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Thumbnail sisters of life credit sisters of life cna Meet the spiritual powerhouses of the pro-life movement

Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Walk along in the March for Life or Walk for Life and you will see them: a swarm of...

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Thumbnail six sisters from the institute of allied discalced carmelites of the holy trinity currently living and working on the st john paul ii center credit andrew wright denver catholic cna Mexican nuns of new order open first US convent in Denver

Denver, Colo., Apr 20, 2017 / 12:11 am (Denver Catholic).- It seems providential that a new order of Discalced Carmelite nuns, whose charism is to...

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