MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md.—The Congregation of Bon Secours, with health facilities in the Diocese of Charleston, expanded its vocation efforts worldwide recently. The congregation named Sister Pat Dowling to the new position of international vocation coordinator. She will coordinate all the vocation efforts globally and work closely with the congregation’s vocation directors and promoters in the United States, Ireland, Great Britain, France and Peru. Sister Fran Gorsuch was named as the United States vocation director.
WASHINGTON—The Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious employers that challenged the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act have been cautiously breathing a sigh of relief since the presidential election. “Everyone is still […]
Sometimes data collection proves what we already know. We often hear grim (and true) statistics about the loss of youth and young adults to the practice of the faith. Often a rant follows about how […]
TRAVELERS REST—Sister Joan Kimball, OSC, of the Monastery of St. Clare, died on Jan. 25, with all her sisters at her bedside. She was 86. The Mass of the Resurrection was held Jan. 31 at […]