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World Day for Consecrated Life

In 1997, Pope John Paul II called for consecrated life to be promoted throughout the universal Church. He declared February 2, the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, to be observed as World Day for Consecrated Life. In the United States, when February 2 is not on a Sunday, we celebrate on the Sunday after the Presentation.  The celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life invites all the Church to reflect on the role of Consecrated Life within the Christian community. Those who choose to live a consecrated life do so for the sake of the gospel.  Continue reading World Day for Consecrated Life

Women and spirit: Catholic Sisters in America exhibit

Do not miss it ….  “WOMEN & SPIRIT: Catholic Sisters in America” is a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in association with Cincinnati Museum Center. It reveals the mystery behind a small group of innovative American women who helped shape the nation’s social and cultural landscape. Continue reading Women and spirit: Catholic Sisters in America exhibit