Tag: Our Stories
At a special liturgy hosted by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Sister Mary Henry, CCVI introduced National Migration Week on January 6, 2018:
What does solidarity mean to you?
I have a hard time focusing on my prayer because the topics for my final papers keep coming to my mind. I’ve had different ideas during the semester but some of them keep coming to my heart as a sign that those are the ones I have to attend.
I share with you here my experience of the Meeting of Religious Life from Indigenous Communities in the town of Machetla II (Diocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, Mexico).
Our Sister Pat Kelley, known as the ‘Mother Teresa of St. Louis’ was honored in her home City of St. Louis for taking the most vulnerable under her wing during the harsh cold and summer seasons. EnergyCare, founded by Sister Pat, celebrates her service to the community, especially low-income households, the elderly, disabled and children.
A few weeks ago, Tere Dresner-Salinas and Faith (Toni) Myers, both members of the Women’s Global Connection team, traveled to Tanzania to deliver workshops to the women of BUWEA in Dar es Salaam in capacity bulding at the Childcare Center and conduct training with women’s groups, including a mom’s group from the Hekima School.
I live in a village in the middle of the City of St. Louis. My village is multi-national, multi-cultural, and multi-generational. It is held together by string – a string of relationships. This is the story of “the day I became string.”
“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.” Exodus 23:9.