Tag: nun

Trump visits Texas migrant center at invitation of nun on front lines

MCALLEN, Texas | President Donald Trump got a brief look at the work of a well-known Catholic Charities-run refugee center in South Texas during a daylong trip to the border. His visit to the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen Jan. 10 came less than a day after Sister Norma Pimentel welcomed the president to the… Read more »

100 years young

PORT ST. LUCIE | There is a religious sister at one parish in Port St. Lucie who is somewhat of a celebrity these days and a superstar to many for years. And she is celebrating her centennial and her 77th year as a religious sister. “We all love her and with joy will be celebrating… Read more »

Philippines to deport Australian nun, 71, who advocated for farmers

MANILA, Philippines | Philippine authorities have arrested, detained and intend to deport a 71-year-old Australian nun for allegedly engaging in illegal political activities. Ucanews.com reported immigration officers arrested Sister Patricia Fox, Philippine superior of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion, at her convent in Quezon City April 16. Although the prosecutor in charge “found… Read more »

Pregame prayer, solid teamwork clinched win for Loyola, says nun-chaplain

DALLAS | A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players’ solid teamwork for the Ramblers’ thrilling, last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami in the NCAA Tournament on March 15. “Our team is so great and they don’t care… Read more »