• Signs of the Spirit: App teaches blessings, how to pray in ASL

    Signs of the Spirit: App teaches blessings, how to pray in ASL

    • Oct 21, 2017

    Sister Kathleen Schipani says that while there are apps for learning ASL, there is nothing dedicated to religious terms, daily devotions or prayers of blessing, love, thanks and praise. The app meant to fill that gap is called, “Religious Signs for Families,” and will be available from the iTunes App Store and Google Play in early November.

  • Rome conference fears Down syndrome may be in final generation

    Rome conference fears Down syndrome may be in final generation

    • Oct 21, 2017

    At a Rome conference focused on including people with disabilities in parish life, an engaging young woman is planning to tell Pope Francis that she worries she may be part of the final generation with Down syndrome, given the very high abortion rates for Down syndrome babies in countries with wide pre-natal screening programs.