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  • Jan. 29: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, I am safely back from the Pittsburgh meetings, and now off to Texas tomorrow for the discernment weekend. Time sure flies when you are having fun! As I looked ahead on my calendar to make some flight arrangements, I realized that Lent is only a few weeks away. Perhaps now might be the …Read More

  • Celebrating World Day of Migrants & Refugees

    Editor’s note: Jan. 17 was celebrated as the World Day of Migrants and Refugees in Israel, and our Sr. Edyta Krawczyk shares some of her observations and photos with us.  Look for more photos from Israel next month! By Sr. Edyta Krawczyk Two from our community in Haifa, Sr. Christella Winiarska and I, joined the …Read More

  • Sr. Daniela a ‘grand slam’ for Pittsburgh school

    Sr. Daniela Bronka, the still-new principal at St. Bernard School in Mt. Lebanon, PA, is celebrating National Catholic School Week this year with the more than 300 students at her new school home. She was named to the post in July 2014; before her appointment, 1991 was the last time a religious sister served as …Read More

  • Human Trafficking Series on Public TV

    Starting January 26th, PBS is showing a 3-part series called “A Path Appears.” Produced by Maro Chermayeff, an award-winning filmmaker, based on work of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (“Half the Sky”) talks about human trafficking in the United States. It uncovers the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations and the solutions being implemented to combat …Read More

  • Jan. 22: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, In talking with my former student Gail, she suggested I call this reflection the ‘MIDNIGHT TRAIN.’ Perhaps it is because I was sharing with her my first journey on AMTRACK from Chicago to Pittsburgh. It was definitely an adventure. We left Chicago at 6:40 pm and arrived in Pittsburgh at 5:15 am. My …Read More