CLINIC Marks National Catholic Sisters Week with a Celebration of Immigrant Sisters from Around the World | CLINIC

CLINIC Marks National Catholic Sisters Week with a Celebration of Immigrant Sisters from Around the World

Mar 9, 2017

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., along with Trinity Washington University, will host a celebration during National Catholic Sisters Week that recognizes the many religious women who come from all over the world to minister in the United States.

National Catholic Sisters Week is an annual observance that focuses on the incredible lives and work of women religious. Each year hundreds of religious sisters travel from their home countries to the United States to minister in a wide variety of roles, from religious education to working with immigrant communities or in health care. CLINIC’s event will discuss the difficult journeys they have undertaken to minister in our country and celebrate the lasting and inspiring work they have achieved.

Date
March 14, 2017

Time
Mass: 4-5 p.m.
Reception and discussion: 5-7 p.m.

Location
Trinity Washington University Main Hall
125 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20017

Speakers will include:

Sr. Mary Johnson, SNDdeN: Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at Trinity Washington University, co-director of the Billart Center for Social Justice, and co-author of New Generations of Catholic Sisters

Miguel Naranjo: Director of the Religious Immigration Services at the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.  

For more information, visit www.cliniclegal.org/vows-and-visas

 

For information contact:

Patricia Zapor, CLINIC, 301-565-4830