Professing vows: At 40th anniversary, Alma Religious Sisters of Mercy expanding foundation

Bill Brewer Uncategorized

The Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Mich., are celebrating 40 years of foundation on Sept. 1. The Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma have taken an active role in the Diocese of Knoxville, working in many levels of the diocese including schools, Catholic Charities, and health care. On Sept. 1, 1973, a small community of nine Sisters of Mercy …

Fostering An Attitude of Simplicity

David Oatney New Evangelization, Priesthood, Vocations, Year of Faith

Pope Francis made some very interesting remarks in recent days to a group of seminarians and consecrated religious novices who were visiting the Vatican as part of their Year of Faith observances, and his words have produced varied reaction from priests and religious around the world. The Holy Father told the assembled seminarians and novices that they should maintain humility …