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JesuiticalMay 26, 2023
This photo dated circa 1958-1962 provided by the Sisters of Charity, shows the faculty of the Academy of Mount Saint Vincent. (Sisters of Charity via AP)

This week, Jesuitical is joined by Sister Donna Dodge, the president of the Sisters of Charity of New York, which recently decided to embark on a “path to completion,” meaning the over 200-year-old congregation will no longer accept new vocations (though their ministry continues). We discuss:

  • How religious life has changed since Sister Donna joined in 1966
  • How the sisters discerned that it was time to let go—and how their charism of charity will live on in the work of lay collaborators
  • Why the church needs to change the way it talks about “vocation” with young people

And in Signs of the Times, Zac and Ashley chat with America’s national correspondent, Michael O’Loughlin, about the controversy sparked by the Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision to include a group of “drag queen nuns” in their Pride Night this June.

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