Thanks to a grant from the Catholic Sisters Initiative of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, SOAR! is launching a Pathways to Wellness Program. This two-year pilot program will help create avenues to address challenges faced by small religious congregations in caring for their elderly Sisters. Sister Georgette Lehmuth, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, has been [...]
WASHINGTON ― The board of directors for SOAR! – Support Our Aging Religious ― has approved more than $1.7 million in grants to assist aging Catholic sisters, brothers and priests in religious orders. These grants will be distributed to 91 Catholic religious congregations of men and women in 21 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; they will benefit 8074 senior men and women religious. The grants total $1,768,374. SOAR! grants assist religious communities in [...]
The SOAR! board of directors approved $1.3 million in grants to assist aging Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests.