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A Beautiful Vocation

by Michelle Blevins, Sisters of Notre Dame Postulant Despite being drawn to, and thus formed in, various congregations and charisms, there is something about being a young sister in the United States at this time in history which makes differences between us seem very immaterial. We all love our God and our Catholic faith. We…

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‘Time for togetherness’: National Black Sisters’ Conference celebrates 50 years, honors founder

The National Black Sisters’ Conference celebrated its 50th anniversary Aug. 1, 2018 by honoring its founder, Patricia Grey. Article originally published on Global Sisters Report. Born Patricia Muriel, she was refused admission into the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, Pennsylvania, because she was black. When she joined the Pittsburgh chapter of the Religious Sisters of Mercy in 1961,…

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“A Long Path to a Dream of Being a Nun”

Once denied because of her race, Sister Jannette decided to take vows after her children were grown By Clare Ansberry Originally published on November 17, 2015 – Wall Street Journal Jannette Marie Pruitt is a mother of three, grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of two, and one of two black Catholic nuns in the otherwise white…

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