California SNJM News

Friday
Feb062015

Sister Sophia Park in Global Sisters Report

An article, "Beyond habits and no habits: A reflection on the identity of religious women in the U.S.," written by Sister Sophia Park, is included in the National Catholic Reporter's Global Sisters Report at: Beyond Habits

Friday
Feb062015

Simone Campbell, SSS Speaks at Ramona's Inaugural Women's Symposium

On January 29, in honor of Ramona Convent Secondary School's 125th Anniversary, Simone Campbell, SSS was the keynote speaker for their Inaugural Women's Symposium. Sr. Simone spoke about "Faith In Action, Caring for the 100%."

Friday
Jan302015

Los Angeles Archdiocese Eucharistic Celebration for Religious Jubilarians 

At the annual Los Angeles Archdiocese Eucharistic Celebration for Religious Jubilarians on January 25, Sisters Vera Ruotolo, Mary Leo Grijalva, and Jean Morningstar celebrated 65 years of religious profession. Also honored was Ramona Convent Secondary School and our SNJM community for 125 years of continuous service in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Sister Kathleen Callaway, President of RCSS, carried a banner in the entrance procession. A group of Sisters and Associates attended the celebration. 

Friday
Jan232015

Sister Susan Maloney Publishes Article in the "U.S. Catholic Historian"  

The U.S. Catholic Historian, a scholarly journal devoted to the history of the Catholic Church in the United States, selected an article by Dr. Susan M. Maloney, SNJM (Southern CA), "Obedience, Responsibility and Freedom: Anita M. Caspary, IHM, and the Post-Conciliar Renewal of Catholic Women Religious" to be published in their Vatican II anniversary issue (Fall, 2014 vol.32. no.4). Based on original research, this article is part of a larger biographical project, which includes documentation of Caspary's influence on the development of religious life for women in the United States.