LCWR inspires Sisters to reflect
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LCWR inspires Sisters to reflect

The annual Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is always robust and friendly. Sister Jean Marie Fernandez said the 2019 LCWR conference was especially energetic. She said, “We celebrated the increasing diversity of religious life. This is our reality – sisters living in intercultural as well as intergenerational communities. We are a “Global Sisterhood.” LCWR ran from…

Catholics arrested at D.C. protest
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Catholics arrested at D.C. protest

Catholics arrested in Washington, DC, on July 18 included vowed Catholic religious and laity. Among those arrested was Good Shepherd Sister Gayle Lwanga Crumbley. Catholics gathered on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on July 18 to protest the Trump Administration’s immigration policies. The event — #catholicdayofaction — drew nearly 250 Catholics. Police arrested some…

Human trafficking topic for women religious on retreat

Human trafficking topic for women religious on retreat

Sisters of the Good Shepherd take human trafficking to heart and do something about it through their ministries. Two Good Shepherd Sisters joined other women religious for a three-day retreat in May at Bon Secours Conference Center in Marriottsville, Maryland. Sisters Stella Mangona and Gayle Lwanga Crumbley attended the retreat to strengthen ties between Catholic…

Spring area meetings engage Sisters in province

Spring area meetings engage Sisters in province

Six Spring Area Meetings are underway in the Province of Mid-North America. The meetings allow the Province Leadership Team to communicate and consult with Sisters in the province about the progress and plans of the Core Groups for Mission that have been working since the last Assembly. All of the meetings are following the same agenda and…

Sister Gayle reached another milestone

Sister Gayle reached another milestone

Sister Gayle reached another milestone in her life last month. In May Sister Gayle Lwanga Crumbley completed her dissertation and received her doctorate of Education in Leadership, (Ed.D.) from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. For many years the College of St. Thomas was an all-male college seminary. Good Shepherd Sisters in…