Women With Down Syndrome Respond to God’s Call

Sisters with Down Syndrome

To offer oneself to God, in witness to the Gospel of Life.This is the mission of the Little Sisters Disciples of the Lamb, a contemplative order in France which opens its doors to women who feel a call to religious life, but who may be turned away from other orders because they have Down Syndrome.  The community depends on other sisters who do not have Down Syndrome, but who have committed to share their lives with these lovely, holy women.The community was founded in 1985 with the … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Enjoys Pasta With the Guys, Skips the Sauce

Pope at Vatican Canteen

This is charming:  Pope Francis showed up unexpectedly at the Vatican Canteen for lunch yesterday.According to Vatican Radio: He turned up there unexpected shortly after noon much to everybody’s astonishment and after taking a tray and cutlery joined the line with all the employees to be served his lunch.  Staff at the canteen said he ate pasta without sauce and cod served with grilled tomatoes.  He ate his lunch at a long table alongside a group of various employees. Describing the … [Read more...]


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