Flourishing Sisterhood: Nourishing Communities in the Gulf South
The Loyola Institute for Ministry has been awarded a fourth grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The new grant funds the project "Flourishing Sisterhood: Nourishing Communities in the Gulf South" through June 2025.
supports the well-being of 60 sisters with opportunities to study in learning communities and earn Loyola's Certificate in Spirituality, with a focus on spirituality and aging
strengthens sisterhood in the Archdiocese of New Orleans through collaboration with the Vicar for Religious
amplifies sisters' voices, including through an upcoming podcast highlighting sisters' leadership and contributions to social justice
Our first learning groups are starting! Follow us on social media for more details.
For more information, contact Project Manager Claire Gallagher at email@example.com.
How to Participate (for Catholic Sisters in the Gulf South)
The Loyola Institute for Ministry invites Catholic sisters in the Gulf South to join communities for learning and spiritual formation that will explore practical theology, aging, and well-being. For more information, including how to express interest in participating, see this flyer.
Webinar Recording: Ministry through Trauma: Wisdom for & from Catholic Sisters
On December 13, 2022, we hosted a webinar offering hope and practical wisdom for trauma-informed ministry.
Panelists: Cirecie A. West-Olatunji, PhD; Professor & Director, Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit, Xavier University of Louisiana
Sr. Miriam MacLean, RSM, PhD, LCSW; Director of Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana
Sr. Maria Luisa (Mary Lou) Aldape, STJ, MEd, EdS; Sacred Heart Catholic School, Uvalde, TX
Wake Up! on Catholic Community Radio interview with former Project Manager Sarah DeMarais (segment begins at 36:05)
Wake Up! on Catholic Community Radio interview with Project Manager Claire Gallagher on September 14, 2023 (segment begins at 14:41)