• Building the Killeshandra Nuns a retirement home

    • Mar 11, 2015

    When Sister Conchita McDonnell was a young missionary, preparing to head off to Africa for the first time, another one of the Sisters of the Holy Rosary gave her some advice: work with the goal of putting yourself out of business. The idea was to build a school, or a

  • Pope celebrates Canadian saints, including a working mom

    • Oct 12, 2014

    ROME — During the weekend break of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Peter’s Basilica for the recent canonization of two new Canadian saints, St. Francois de Laval and St. Marie of the Incarnation. Both are cases of what’s

  • Ebola strikes another American aid worker

    • Sep 3, 2014

    A third American aid worker has been diagnosed with Ebola. The Christian missionary group SIM USA announced Tuesday (Sept. 2) that one of its American doctors has been diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia. The doctor was treating pregnant women and those giving birth in the capital city of Monrovia. He