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Introducing Founders’ Grants

In this 30th anniversary year, SOAR! announces a new funding opportunity – The Founders’ Grant.

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Christmas candle in tree

Merry Christmas from SOAR!

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of elderly Sisters, Priests and Brothers across the country.

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Presents under the tree - SOAR! Fresh Ways to Give 2015

A Fresh Way To Give

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” the Christmas favorite goes. For many of us, that means not just shopping for presents, but also thinking of ways to help organizations that do important work, like Support Our Aging Religious. In the busy days leading to the celebration of Christmas, it’s great to know that…

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Fr. Francis

New showers answer need at Abbey

Thanks to a grant from SOAR!, St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts, were finally able to fix a leak and restore two handicap showers.

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St. Julienne stands in front of magnet door systems

Grant Opens Doors for Franciscan Sisters

  The doors at the Franciscan Villa in Syracuse, New York, were heavy. The hefty doors were difficult to open and close, especially for Sisters using a cane, walker or wheelchair. And while every detail at the new home region house for the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities was designed to build…

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Sun shining on autumn leaves

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Loving God, Whose whispered breath brought forth creation, grant us the wisdom to cherish life and earth, to be thankful for these gifts and to use the gift of our lives to praise You. Give us the courage to care for the wonders You have made — the land, the sky, the sea, plants and…

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Sister Kathleen Lindsey

Sister Kathleen Lindsay, OP

Sister Kathleen Lindsay, a Dominican Sister of Amityville, shares the story of her life in ministry.

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Sr. Tekakwitha Vega

Sister Tekakwitha Vega, SSF

Sister Tekakwitha, a Sister of the Holy Family in New Orleans, shares a reflection on her vocation and her thanks to SOAR! donors.

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Sister Joan Buckley, RSM

Sister Joan Buckley began playing the piano at the age of six. Today, at the age of 85, she continues to play the organ at daily mass at McAuley Convent in Merion, PA, the retirement center where she lives with 48 other Sisters of Mercy.

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Sister Theresa Malloy, SSC

Sister Theresa Malloy, SSC

Sister Theresa Malloy, SSC found God’s purpose in life as a Missionary Sister of St. Columban for 57 years.

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