From Mexican Beauty Queen to Poor Clare Missionary of the Blessed Sacrament

From Mexican Beauty Queen to Poor Clare Missionary of the Blessed Sacrament

CNA—Esmeralda Solís Gonzáles is a young Mexican woman who was crowned last year as a beauty queen in her native town – and now she’s joined the Poor Clare Missionaries of the Blessed Sacrament. Twenty-year old Gonzáles has watched her story go viral over the last week on social media over a post on the…
Meet the Religious Sister Known as the ‘Mother Teresa of Pakistan’

Meet the Religious Sister Known as the ‘Mother Teresa of Pakistan’

CNA—Before Sister Ruth Pfau arrived in Pakistan in the 1960s, life for leprosy victims in the country was filled with suffering and ostracization. In addition to the discomfort of the disfiguring disease itself, victims would often be isolated from society by others who feared catching the illness. But the work of Sister Pfau – a…
Singing Nuns to be at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony

Singing Nuns to be at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony

LifesiteNews—A group of Catholic sisters will be singing at this year’s National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the White House.  According to the White House’s official website for the event, this American tradition dates back to 1923 when President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse park to light a 48-foot fir…