The congregation who run the Providence Asylum nursing home face a heartbreaking dilemma: record demand, but record-low resources.
What does a nun’s life look like? As part of National Sisters Week, a group of young girls from Saint Francis International School met the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the oldest order of African-American nuns, in Baltimore, Maryland for the chance to see what living religious life looks like. The
The nuns are shown limbering up in their habits before strapping on gloves and slugging it out to the theme song from "Rocky."
After World War II, American classrooms swelled with baby boomers. Desperate for English-speaking sisters, some bishops turned to Ireland for help.