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COME AND EXPLORE VOCATION RETREAT BRINGS YOUNG WOMEN TO VILLA
April 5, 2018

Sisters on the Come and Explore program team welcome young women in the religious life discernment process. by Sr. Kim-Phuong Tran On March 16-18, 2018, the CCVI Office of Vocation and Young Adult Ministry, together with a team of Sisters including Sisters Kim-Xuan Thi Nguyen, Marisa Revert Font, Pauline Troncale, Ricca Dimalibot, Symphonie Giao-Huong Ngoc, and Miss Shana Marcon, our Affiliate,… View Article

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UNITED AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING
April 5, 2018

On November 2, 2017, our Congregation received an award of recognition from United Against Human Trafficking for our collaborative efforts toward the fight to end human trafficking.

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SISTERS HONORED FOR 80 YEARS OF SPIRITUAL CARE AT DIGNITY HEALTH – ST. MARY MEDICAL CENTER
April 5, 2018

Photo: (L-R) Sisters Annmma Remi, Medical Sisters of St. Joseph (MSJ); Miriam Joseph Teresi, Franciscan Order; Joan Hogan, Congregation of the Holy Faith; Thresia Dennis, (MSJ); Kathleen Howard, Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston (CCVI); Anne Finegan; and Sister Celeste Trahan (CCVI). Each year, National Catholic Sisters Week is celebrated from March 8 – 14, to honor religious women. During… View Article

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UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS SENIOR NURSING STUDENTS VISIT VILLA DE MATEL
April 5, 2018

Image: (L-R) Sr. Patricia Ann Hamiter, CCVI Archivist, and the University of St. Thomas Senior Nursing Students at the CCVI Archives. By Sister Mary Patricia Driscoll On February 23, 2018, 40 University of St. Thomas (UST) senior nursing students accompanied by Dr. Michael Sullivan and Dr. Lucindra Campbell (professors at UST) visited Villa de Matel for a morning of… View Article

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POPE FRANCIS, “LAUDATO SÍ’: ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME”
April 5, 2018

The external deserts in the world are growing, because the internal deserts have become so vast. For this reason, the ecological crisis is also a summons to profound interior conversion. It must be said that some committed and prayerful Christians, with the excuse of realism and pragmatism, tend to ridicule expressions of concern for the environment. Others are passive; they choose… View Article

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FROM THE OFFICE OF SOCIAL CONCERNS: EARTH DAY CELEBRATED BY BILLIONS WORLDWIDE
April 5, 2018

Almost 48 years ago on April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impact of 150 years of industrial development. In the United States and around the world, smog was becoming deadly and evidence was growing that pollution led to development delays in children.  Biodiversity was in decline as a result of the heavy use… View Article

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