News and Events

TODAY! Supreme Court voted 5-4 that President Trump’s desire to end Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals is illegal.
Communications for Women Religious have complied member congregations responses, including ours, to the tragic death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Marian House celebrated a very exciting development as it officially took possession of the building that has housed the Woman’s Industrial Exchange at 333 North Charles Street since 1899.
On Saturday, June 20, we honor the more than 70 million men, women, and children who have been displaced from their homes. We pray for resilience and restoration for refugees and their families; we celebrate their many gifts, and we urge the global community to embrace refugees and welcome them with open arms.
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Global Sisters Report is interested in how Sisters and their congregations are memorializing those who have died from COVID-19. Please consider sending a reflection on a Sister who has died or a loved one lost.
Today, we celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi, which is The Body of Christ, or as the feast is now more formally titled, The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
Today we celebrate Blessed Antonina Kratochwil Feast Day and the 108 Blessed Polish Martyrs of World War II, including Blessed Antonina Kratochwil SSND (1881–1942).
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It is vital that you reach out to your Senators now and urge them to move forward with legislation that will assist immigrants and refugees during this pandemic as our country continues to struggle against COVID-19. 
In a poor section of an inner city neighborhood in New Jersey, a religious brother walks in a peaceful march with others from his neighborhood. As he walks he sketches...
Under the COVID-19 quarantine Marian Village continues to follow the guidelines. However they did recently find a way to recognize their Jubilarians Sister Marlene Panko (60th Jubilee) and Sister Jenny VandenBergh (70th Jubilee) with a small celebration.

Reflections on Child Domestic Labor
Arlene Flaherty OP

June 12 is World Day Against Child Labor, International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates there are 152 million children in child labor and 72 million of them are in hazardous work.
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.” This was the prayer of Jesus when he preached in the home towns of his disciples. It is our prayer for today’s children caught in industries throughout our planet that use their labor which is often harmful to their health and wellbeing.
Stand With Immigrants
Across faith traditions, we believe that all people have inherent dignity and are deserving of basic human rights. When our government violates these human rights, we must speak up.
Leiji Matsumoto for Super Nuns
Talitha Kum and the Galileo Foundation launched the SUPER NUNS community in February to make visible the work that sisters do rescuing victims of trafficking and helping them restore their lives. 
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"Paul Winter’s 25th annual Summer Solstice Celebration will be live-streamed from the “cathedral loft” of his barn in the hills of Northwest Connecticut, to welcome the first sunrise of summer on the longest day of the year.
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Over the past weeks, it has been difficult to view, much less absorb, the many levels of violence that continue to surround the killing of Mr. George Floyd of Minneapolis. However, denying, ignoring, or disregarding truth contributes to the perpetuation of untruths and the violence that is inevitably used to maintain them.