Trump has inspired growing oposition

February 3, 2017   |   NCR Editorial Staff

If there is a silver lining in any of the frenetic activity of Trump's first days as president, it is that he has inspired, as he never intended nor probably foresaw, a coalescing of opposition activism missing from Hillary Clinton's failed campaign.

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Women Religious Express Deep Concern about Executive Orders

January 31, 2017   |   LCWR

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is deeply disturbed by many of President Trump’s recent executive orders. His misplaced priorities and denigration of the values that form the bedrock of this nation, threaten us all.

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100 days of prayer

January 23, 2017   |   Sisters of St. Joseph

Together with Sisters of St. Joseph all over the country, we offer you the calendar called "100 Days of Prayer.” The idea is to say and reflect on a daily prayer during the new presidential administration’s first 100 days in office. The content encourages unity and reconciliation and offers support to people who may be vulnerable to policy changes. The prayers are short - only about 12 words long - so that they easily fit into a square on a calendar and your daily prayers.

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Attacking Trafficking

January 12, 2017   |   Sr. Mary Ann Vogel, CHM

Attacking Trafficking, a faith based group in Davenport, Iowa, is having a prayer service Sunday, February 5, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, starting at 2 p.m. Kelley Markey from Dorothy's House in Des Moines will be the featured speaker for this event. National Human Trafficking Day was January 11 and the feast day of ​St. Josephine Bakhita​ is February 8. Read more to find a calendar that has daily prayers through February 8.

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Lissie's Luv Yums Gourmet Dog Biscuits Provide a Helping Hand for Humans

January 4, 2017   |   Julianne Dellorso

Lissie's Luv Yums in Great Falls uses Treasure State ingredients to create gourmet dog biscuits for four-legged friends. But as MTN's Julianne Dellorso reports in this week's Montana Made, it provides a helping hand for humans, as well.

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Coffee, Clothing comfort homeless in winter.

December 2, 2016   |   Lindsay Steele

“Everybody deserves a cup of coffee, no matter where they are in life. Especially when the weather gets cold; people rely on it,”

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A lifeline for religious: Retirement Fund for Religious collection is Dec. 10-11

December 1, 2016   |   By Barb Arland-Fye - The Catholic Messenger

Sister Margaretha Fitzgerald, CHM, takes comfort knowing that when she’s ready to retire money from the Retirement Fund for Religious will help her to make ends meet.

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The CHM Spirit - an e-newsletter

November 10, 2016   |   Lisa Martin

The November 2016 CHM Spirit gives you a look at a special month of prayer plus upcoming retreats and events. BONUS: a link to the latest edition of The Flame. See it here first!

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Our Lady of the Prairie collaborates with God's Creation

August 4, 2016   |   Barb Arland-Fye - The Catholic Messenger

Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat center collaborates with God's Creation - a sacred space putting mercy Into motion. "Part of our mission is to provide hospitality," Sr. Kathleen Storms said. Whether visitors to The Prairie are participating in one of the scheduled retreats or a self guided one, "all listen to where the Spirit is calling."

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Sisters of Humility note Jubilee anniversaries

June 11, 2016   |   Deirdre Cox Baker/Quad City Times

Seven members and one associate of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary will be honored for their years of service.

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I was a Refugee and You Welcomed Me - billboards

June 1, 2016   |   The Catholic Messenger

Ten communities of Midwest Catholic sisters are calling on citizens, President Barack Obama, and federal, state and local politicians to work together to welcome refugees.

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"Pray it Forward" social media campaign coverage

March 1, 2016   |   By Dan Russo • Catholic News Service

A new social media campaign developed by Sisters United News is designed to help remind people of that fact. A group of 12 Midwest communities, known collectively as the Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, planned to use the campaign to celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week, observed March 8-14 this year.

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Sisters' billboards promote care for Earth

January 16, 2016   |   Deirdre Cox Baker |

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Davenport nun visits site of El Salvador killings on 35th anniversary

December 26, 2015   |   Deirdre Cox Baker |

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The most forgotten people in the world

December 23, 2015   |   Sister Dolores Schuh, CHM

“I hope you are doing okay at this time.” This is how almost every letter I get from Danny, my death row pen pal begins. In fact, it is how the letters I get from several other men on death row begin. I guess it means the same as “How are you? I am fine,” which is how I used to start letters to my aunts, uncles and grandparents when I was a youngster.

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