Sister Pamela Smith, SSCM, is the Secretary for Education and Faith Formation at the Diocese of Charleston.
On Nov. 30, Clemson University hosted Eboo Patel. He is the founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, which links young people of many faiths in cooperative service and shared experience. After addressing groups […]
During the weeks after September 11, 2001, my religious community’s motherhouse hosted a series of evening prayers. Their culmination was a gathering of roughly 600 people to hear a Muslim imam and the local Catholic […]
In the late 1990s, when I was living in a seminary faculty residence, I was jarred by a news item about something discovered in the northwest Detroit suburbs very near our campus. Two teenagers who […]
The summer before I officially entered my religious community, I asked if there might be a summer job available with the sisters. Religious communities like to make sure that their sisters (in training and otherwise) […]
Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final column in a series on Pope Francis’ post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). The Francis Effect is what writers like John Gehring have termed […]