Posts Tagged: women religious

Reforming the World with St. Teresa of Avila

This year, the Vincent Library will celebrate the four female Doctors of the Church. A book display will be put up before their feast day. A sweet, creative treat and prayer cards will also be available. Born in 1515, St. Teresa of Avila entered the Carmelite Monastery Incarnation at the age of twenty. Nineteen years… Read more »

Carrying Grocery Bags with St. Thérèse of Lisieux

This year, the Vincent Library will celebrate the four female Doctors of the Church. A book display will be put up before their feast day. A sweet, creative treat and prayer cards will also be available. St. Thérèse of Lisieux was born in 1873 to parents Saint Marie-Azélie Guérin and Saint Louis Martin. The youngest… Read more »

Baking Cookies with St. Hildegard of Bingen

This year, the Vincent Library will celebrate the four female Doctors of the Church. A book display of their work as well as secondary resources will be put up before their feast day. A sweet, creative treat and prayer cards will also be available. The first Doctor is Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). Hildegard was a… Read more »

Book Review: A Nun on the Bus

A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community Sister Simone Campbell Harper Collins Publishers; $25.99, 224 pp. In an early chapter of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community, Sister Simone Campbell recounts the time she flew from Baghdad to… Read more »

Book Review: No Turning Back: Two Nuns’ Battle With the Vatican over Women’s Right to Choose

No Turning Back: Two Nuns’ Battle With the Vatican over Women’s Right to Choose, written by Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey with Jane O’Reilly, is the compelling personal account of the religious lives of two Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey, and how their refusal to recant their dissent on the matter… Read more »

Lecture: Women’s Contributions to Church and Society

Join us Sunday, February 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. for The Mary Field and Vincent DeP Goubeau Lecture on Women’s Contributions to Church and Society. The event will take place in Boisi Hall and feature Janet Ruffing, R.SM., Marlene Weisenbeck, F.S.P.A., and Simone Campbell, S.S.S.  For more information, click here.