In 2017 I traveled to Lesotho bringing 60 water filters and a desire to provide clean water for 60 women with children. Each of the women would pledge to filter water for …
As people of faith, we condemn the United States’ dangerous aggression towards Iran, including the assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the deployment of additional troops to the region.
Set them, forget them or regret them: At one time or another, we’ve all made New Year’s resolutions. As we say farewell to 2019, we asked the Sisters, Associates and Lay Consecrated women in the SNJM community to share their intentions – both light-hearted and serious – for the year to come.
Like many other U.S. cities, Portland, OR is facing a housing crisis. Amid the dark clouds of homelessness, there exists a light of hope and help…
Sister Sylvia Bartheld, SNJM
(Sister M. Catherine Elizabeth)
November 25, 1931 – November 13, 2019
Sister Sylvia Bartheld, SNJM departed this life on November 13, 2019 at Saratoga Retirement Community, Saratoga, California.
Sister Sylvia celebrated 87 years of life and 68 years of her religious profession.
Sister Sharon Collver, SNJM
(Sister M. Raphaelann)
February 27, 1939 – October 20, 2019
Sister Sharon Collver, SNJM departed this life on October 20, 2019 at Marie Rose Center, Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Sister Sharon celebrated 80 years of life and 60 years of her religious profession.
Sister Eleanor Kratz, SNJM
(Sister Christa Mary)
April 9, 1936 – September 28, 2019
Sister Eleanor Kratz, SNJM departed this life on September 28, 2019 at Marie Rose Center, Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Sister Eleanor celebrated 83 years of life and 63 years of her religious profession.
Sister Dorothy Simpson, SNJM
(Sister M. Catherine Regina)
February 18, 1930 – September 15, 2019
Sister Dorothy Simpson, SNJM departed this life on September 15, 2019 at Mercy Retirement and Care Center in Oakland, California.
Sister Dorothy celebrated 89 years of life and 69 years of her religious profession
Sister Linda Haydock, congregational leader of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, will give a talk about recognizing, understanding and working…
The violent attacks and loss of life in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH last weekend leave us shocked and saddened. We pray for the victims and their families and for all the people who are suffering…