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Sr. Miriam Moran, RDC, (formerly known as Sr. Mary Charles), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on June 26, 2014.
Sr. Miriam was born in White Plains, NY in 1922, the daughter of Martin and Ellen Brown Moran. She attended St. John’s Elementary School and Good Counsel High School. Sister received her BA from Good Counsel College, an MA from Fordham University and a Ph.D. in History from Fordham University. Sister’s Dissertation was entitled “British Foreign Policy and the United States.”
In her years in academia Sister served as Academic Dean and Professor... [Read more]
Leadership in challenging times By Dawn Cherie Araujo
If you ask lay supporters their thoughts on how the Leadership Conference of Women Religious handled the Vatican's 2012 statement that it was guilty of undermining church teachings—not to mention the subsequent appointment of Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain to oversee the group's activities—they'll tell you how inspired they were by the LCWR's prayerful, respectful response.
That response, many supporters will also tell you, is far from an anomaly, but is rather a manifestation of Catholic sisters' little recognized style of leadership.<... [Read more]
Sr. Mary Gertrude Kallenbach has been appointed Chaplain of the Valhalla Ambulance Corp. Sister has volunteered at the Ambulance Corp. for over 37 years.
Sister Gertrude is also a volunteer at her parish, Holy Name of Jesus, serving as a Eucharistic Minister to the homebound, a Lector at Eucharistic celebrations and a volunteer at Camp Sunshine.
In addition to all of these, sister is a faithful, compassionate presence to our senior sisters taking them shopping, to visit those sisters in the nursing home and encouraging all be involved in various outreach projects.[Read more]