“Those with disabilities and their caretakers live every day as champions of intrinsic human worth. Let’s learn from them, join with them, and take steps to expand their space in our Church.”Read More
"I grew up believing I was born to be a Mother. It was not a question or a wonder; it was something I was certain of. But the things I arrive at 46 years old, both with and without, surprising me."Read More
"Community is best when it’s comprised of people who see beauty in our insecurities, who look for the redemption in the midst of our failure, and who strive to love who we truly are instead of who the world suggests we should be."Read More
"...the hardest, transformative experience of my life has been going through a divorce and annulment as a 31 year old Catholic woman..."
"Dear Sisters, vulnerability is something that has been on my heart and something I have struggled with for years, as I’m sure so many of you struggle with as well..."Read More
"Dear Friend, Never underestimate the healing power of empathy..."Read More
"My Dear Sisters, 'You know you’re gay, right?' I don’t remember where I was when my friend said this to me. All I remember is I was a junior in high school - at a Catholic school - and all I could do was frantically try to assure her that I wasn’t… what she just said..."Read More
"To my dear sister: Several summers have since passed, but the moment feels so close that I could reach out and grasp it: the off-kilter fan on her back porch toddled loudly, trying to create a sense of relief from the thickly humid summer air..."Read More
"My dear sisters in Christ, I would like to start this letter by introducing you to my grandmother, Luisa Yanes-Paumier. Born in Santiago de Cuba, she married a Navy sailor & had three daughters. When Fidel Castro came into power..."Read More
"My dear sisters, I have three older brothers. Strong, compassionate, funny and kind, they are one of my greatest blessings. Though close in age to one another, there is a significant age gap between myself and them..."Read More
Thank you Sarah for sharing with us how your grandmother, your boss and Saint Anne have had a substantial impact on your life as a woman.Read More
In the third and final letter of our Cultivating Sisterhood letter series, writer Lo shares about how a transformative experience she had in one of the most beautiful places on earth lead her to the mission she's on today: to show women their beauty, worth and dignity in ChristRead More
For as long as she can remember, Jenna Guizar has longed for a sister. Someone she could always turn to, always rely on, and always look towards as a source of unconditional love. Through the biggest struggles of her adult life, Jenna has unexpectedly found what she always wanted: sisterhood.
"Dear Sister, many a little girl has dreamt of her wedding day. I never did. I remember so clearly when my day came..."Read More
"Hey, sister friend! Can I just tell you how beautiful the concept of “sisterhood” is?!? I remember attending a retreat many years ago..."Read More