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Sister Lilma Calsin Collazos, CSC, stands among potted plants grown and tended by women in Chorrillos Annex Prison for Women, Peru. Sister Lilma organized the project to help support the women’s mental, emotional and spiritual health. In an overcrowded and under-resourced women’s prison south of Lima, Peru, Teresa and a

Hope Awakening: Gardening project provides healing outlet for women in prison

When the idea to raise honeybees took hold of Sister Mary Ann Pajakowski, CSC, she didn’t question where it came from. It had sailed in on a familiar wind that also sweeps and nudges her along life’s course. Settled in Park City, in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, for nearly 30 years,

Creation’s Touch: Sisters Explore the Makings of a Pollination Habitat

Sister Philomena Quiah, CSC, seated, reviews paperwork at Holy Cross School in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with Sister Rani Catherine Gomes, CSC. When the American manufacturing landscape began shifting in the 1970s, Dick Bebon’s employer, Capital Mercury Apparel Ltd., established relationships with garment factories in Bangladesh. As an executive, Dick made regular

Donor and Sister Philomena Made Lifelong Friendship

Human trafficking survivors learn how to construct and sew bags to generate income through small businesses. Holy Cross sisters in Uganda's Fort Portal region organized the training sessions. In western Uganda, a group of women nimbly piece together textiles to create handbags they can sell for income. It is one

Holy Cross Sisters Offer Consolation, Community to Human Trafficking Survivors

Sister Catherine Magoba, CSC, tends cornfields with I-Thirst members. A sister never knows what she may find when she embarks upon a new ministry. In 2018, when Sister Nancy Rose Njeri Njoroge, CSC, arrived in Jinja, Uganda, her assignment was to create faith programs for children who lived near Holy

I-Thirst Quenches Physical and Social Needs in Uganda

Suggestions for Dealing with Stress from Sister Joy  Each year, the American Music Association awards Grammys for the best in music across several genres and categories. This year, it struck me as significant that the winning song in the American Roots category was “CRY” by Jon Batiste. A repetitive lyric

Awaken to the Power of Thought

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Past editions of inSpirit and Annual Giving Report

inSpirit, a magazine created by the Sisters of the Holy Cross

2021 Fall/Winter

2021 Spring Summer inSpirit magazine

Spring/Summer 2021

2020 Annual Giving Report

2020 inSpirit Fall/Winter

Fall/Winter 2020

inSpirit Spring/Summer 2020

Spring/Summer 2020

Sisters of the Holy Cross, 2019 Annual Giving Report

2019 Annual Giving Report

2019 Fall/Winter inSpirit magazine, Sisters of the Holy Cross

Fall/Winter 2019

 Spring/Summer 2019 

2018 Annual Giving Report

Spring/Summer 2018