AMONG FRIENDS. Tia Clifford, left, and Linda Lee Jackson, O.P., celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., in March.
Christina Capecchi
Whenever Tia Clifford and her five college housemates catch one another getting worked up—dwelling on the past or stressing about the future—they quote the mantra of a Catholic sister on campus, abbreviated and turned into a Twitter hashtag, “#BWYFA!”The acronym, which they p
A Dominican sister and novice embrace prior to a rally by laity and religious in support of nuns gathered at the 2012 assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. ((CNS photo/Sid Hastings)
Christina Capecchi
Whenever Tia Clifford and her five college housemates catch one another getting worked up—dwelling on the past or stressing about the future—they quote the mantra of a Catholic sister on campus, abbreviated and attached to Twitter parlance: “Hashtag BWYFA!”The acronym, which