Thank a Sister: Share your stories of the good Sisters' influence on your life and family
This upcoming Sunday begins the second annual National Catholic Sisters Week
. Started in 2013 in conjunction with National Women’s History Month, this weeklong celebration started last March 2014.
The website for National Catholic Sisters Week
explains that the week is “intended to shine a national spotlight on the good works and good will of Catholic sisters. It recognizes past and present sisters, from the movers and shakers pressing the frontline of social change to the faithful praying in cloistered chapels."
Calling for your stories:
In an effort to promote the good work of our local Sisters, I would like to hear your stories about the Sisters and the religious communities who influenced you and your families. Your special memories and tributes will be featured next week in “God is in the Clouds
My personal gratitude to the Sisters:
Thank a Sister:
Let's honor the faithful women religious who guided you, challenged you, prayed for you, influenced you, and were your mentors and friends.
Deadline Sunday, March 8 by 12 noon:
Email your memories and tributes to me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attach a photo if you have one.
Let’s thank the women of faith who shaped and formed us: the good Sisters!!
Thank a Sister:
Enjoy this video that was made to kick off the 2014 celebration:
The Year for Consecrated Life:
Pope Francis has designated the Year for Consecrated Life, started on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30, 2014, and ending on World Day of Consecrated Life, February 2, 2016.
3/3/2015 12:09:27 PM
By Patti Murphy Dohn