Sisters take a stand against human trafficking
Sisters of the Holy Cross around the world voted to adopt a corporate stand against human trafficking. The corporate stand is an instrument that engages the congregation as a whole to speak more strongly and take action against human trafficking in locations where sisters live and minister around the globe.
Holy Cross Sisters celebrate Jubilee
Eleven Sisters of the Holy Cross will celebrate their jubilee years in Holy Cross on Sunday, July 22, 2012, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s.
JusticeCraft 2012 seeks participants June 3-10
JusticeCraft, an intensive, weeklong seminar sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office, is seeking religious and lay participants who want to develop skills and strategies that enable them to lead and coordinate justice ministries in congregations, in parishes and on college campuses.
Hotels Respond to Anti-Trafficking Initiative
Hotels in the Indianapolis area are better equipped to recognize and help victims of human trafficking thanks to an initiative launched before the February 5 Super Bowl by a group of 11 orders of Catholic women religious in Indiana and Michigan in collaboration with state and local officials and organizations.
Super Bowl Anti-Trafficking Initiative
A group of 11 orders of Catholic women religious in Indiana and Michigan who invest in hotel chains to affect social change is collaborating with state and local officials to curb human trafficking during festivities leading up to the February 5 Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
Sisters of the Holy Cross mark jubilees
Thirty-five Sisters of the Holy Cross will celebrate their jubilee years in Holy Cross on July 17, 2011, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s.
Sisters recognized for HIV/AIDS care
Nine Sisters of the Holy Cross were among the 400 people who attended the Utah AIDS Foundation’s event on March 29, 2011, that honored the congregation as one of the state’s “Pioneers in HIV.” At the forefront of HIV/AIDS care 25 years ago, the congregation was recognized as the first to admit and care for AIDS patients at its Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City.
JusticeCraft prepares participants to lead justice ministries
This year’s JusticeCraft program was held June 6—13, 2010, at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Ind. Participants engaged in a broad range of interactive sessions, from theology and spirituality of justice ministry to ecological sustainability to rituals that shape and sustain the work of justice.
Bells ring for climate change action
As part of the Sisters of the Holy Cross’ commitment to the Global Day of Action for Climate Change on October 24, the bells at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto will ring 35 times beginning at 3:50 p.m.
Joint Statement on Climate Change
Leaders of the four Congregations of Holy Cross sisters, brothers and priests issued a joint statement on October 20, 2009, calling for collaborative action to stem the global climate crisis.
Leadership Team to be installed
The Sisters of the Holy Cross will install its newly elected congregational Leadership Team on September 27, 2009, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Indiana.
Sister M. Gerald, CSC, pioneer in healthcare finance, dies at 98
Sister M. Gerald (Maura Josephine Hartney), CSC, who was a pioneer in the development of healthcare financial management systems in the United States, died at age 98 on September 10, 2008, at Saint Mary’s Convent, Notre Dame, Ind.