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Sharing Our Stories

It’s that time of year…

Staff member Kristen Wise, who helps organize the SOAR! grant program, shares what SOAR! means to her. This time of year the SOAR! mailbox is overflowing daily as grant requests pour in from congregations of aging men and women religious from across the country and even Puerto Rico. As the point of contact for our grants-giving…

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Life-giving communities

One of the highlights of my ministry with SOAR! is visiting convents that have received grants. I see how the grant funds have been used and hear firsthand how the generosity of our donors really benefits the lives of the Sisters.

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A work of gratitude

Frank Butler shared for our newsletter why he supports aging religious…  “In a powerful passage from his letter, the Joy of the Gospel,  Pope Francis invites Christians to peer into the heart of Saint Paul, to see what this great apostle’s prayer life looked like. Francis says it was full of people! He quotes Paul : “…I…

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Sharing Our Stories: Sister Mary O’Neill

Sister Mary, the recipient of the 2016 Yanitelli Award, shares why SOAR! is important to her.

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