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A positive Final Report on the CDF Doctrinal Assessment of the LCWR

I had been hoping (and suggesting, while being shot down by certain “experts”) the situation with the review of the US religious sisters’ leadership group LCWR was a little more positive than it looked. One reason was that when I sent my book A Report on the Sinsinawa Dominicans Today (a reform oriented work not… (read more)

Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers Father Mazzuchelli Field Trip

Saint Augustine’s in New Diggings is a restored pioneer church in a former lead mining boom town. It was built by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli. This was the first stop on today’s field trip for the Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers, a local Madison, WI-area group. It was my pleasure to get to go with them.    … (read more)

Strong new statement by CDF to LCWR, but the problem is deep (and close to home)

There’s been some very positive news for everyone who hopes for resolution of the serious problems in most communities of women religious whose leaders belong to the larger and far more troubled of the two US women’s religious superiors’ groups, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. The news is unfortunately not that there’s been deep… (read more)

Is NCAN a “front group” for LCWR?

I posted yesterday on Sister Donna Quinn, OP and her publicity group NCAN attacking the Little Sisters of the Poor and others suing the government for their religious freedom vis a vis the HHS mandate. The National Coalition of American Nuns (NCAN) is a front group for radical feminism, the sexual revolution and the Culture… (read more)

Sister Donna Quinn attacks the Little Sisters of the Poor and Notre Dame University

Notorious Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Donna Quinn is attacking faithful Catholic organizations such as the Little Sisters of the Poor who are suing the government to secure their religious freedom not to have to insure for contraceptives, some of them abortifacient. The Sinsinawa Dominican congregation is very well aware, and, as has been the norm throughout… (read more)

Parish RCIA director I met at Holy Wisdom hasn’t said he doesn’t agree with them

Regular readers may remember that there was a local parish staff person present at Holy Wisdom Monastery when I went there to deliver testimonies of local parish Catholics on why Catholics shouldn’t support the place. I carefully avoided any identifying info, but reported that I also gave the testimonies to that person. Without any happiness,… (read more)

Absolutely and completely priceless

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist react to the appearance of white smoke: Closer to home, the Sinsinawa Dominicans’ reaction seems to have been, in fact, beautifully similar: A note to our facebook fans from Prioress Mary Ellen Gevelinger, OP: “Habemus Papam! The vision of Pope Francis, bowing his head to receive… (read more)

A Sinsinawa Dominican gives a homily, and an Archbishop gives them a homily

The Labyrinth: walking toward Christ… then away

Via the great Badger Catholic Blog, the facebook comments of apologist Karl Keating on the conspicuous Sinsinawa Dominican infatuation with labyrinths: Just when you think the New Age movement has faded into 1980s oblivion, you learn something like this.The Sinsinawa Dominicans is a women’s order located in southwest Wisconsin, just across the Mississippi River from… (read more)

“Band of Sisters” documentary about liberal women religious premiers at Sinsinawa Mound

I and a friend attended a Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 premier showing of the new documentary film about liberal religious sisters, Band of Sisters at Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. The film centers on some liberal women religious who are former heads of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, NETWORK progressive… (read more)

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