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  • Sr. Rita Kathryn: Jan.3, 1938 – Sept. 27, 2014

    Sr. Rita Kathryn of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus – Rita Sperka – 76, died Sept. 27 at Jesus of Nazareth Convent (Mount Nazareth), in the 61st year of her religious life. The wake for Sr. Rita Kathryn will be held at 3:30 PM on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at Mount Nazareth Chapel, 2755 Holme Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152. …Read More

  • 2 CSFNs ‘star’ in TV commercials

    Retirement Fund for Religious taps Srs. Benedicta & Gemma for campaign commercials Two CSFNs had an ‘excellent adventure’ this summer, taping several public service announcements (PSAs) for the annual Retirement Fund for Religious (RFR) campaign. Srs. Benedicta Nowakowska and Gemma Pepera spent a late July day at Fenwick High School, Oak Park, IL, working with …Read More

  • Sept. 25: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, Autumn is starting to make its way into our hearts and scenery. It is my favorite time of year. That is one thing about having all four seasons the scenery is constantly changing. When I was back in New England we always said “Don’t like the weather? Wait awhile and it will change!” …Read More

  • Countdown to World Meeting of Families

    Sept. 22-27, 2015 in Philadelphia Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims are expected to participate in the 2015 World Meeting of Families, beginning a year from today – Sept. 22, 2015 – in Philadelphia. Click here for the official countdown and more information about the international family gathering. Click here for the Prayer for the World …Read More

  • Profile: Sr. Mary Annette Gailey

    By Sr. Marita Ruppe When I offered to interview Sr. Mary Annette Gailey for this ministry profile, I had no idea what a recreational therapist did.  I was familiar with the work of physical and occupational therapists, but I was about to learn a lot about recreational therapy. I went to the Internet and discovered …Read More


    • 10 October 14

      Pittsburgh Convent Crawl

      A Convent Crawl is an opportunity for single women ages 18 – 40 to visit with Catholic sisters in their houses and convents.

    • 10 October 14

      Chicago's Got Sisters

      Pray and share with Sisters from different religious communities.

    • 23 January 15

      CSFN Gala: Denim & Diamonds

      As we celebrate 130 years in the USA we invite you, our faithful friends to be a significant part of this celebration.



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