Eleven Nuns Who Changed My Life (UPDATED)

Catholic Schools Week

Do you appreciate the Sisters who taught you to add and subtract, to diagram a sentence, to pray and to be kind to your neighbor?  Before Catholic Schools Week is too distant a reflection in the rear-view mirror, I thought I'd step up to thank several of the nuns who helped to shape the person I am today. The reason for my reflection?  Well, Britain's Shadow Secretary of State for Education, the opposition party's leader on education policy, thinks nuns don't make good teachers. Shadow Se … [Read more...]

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Sr. Cristina Covers Madonna’s Raunchy “Like a Virgin”–And Turns It Into a Prayer

Sister Cristina

You remember Sister Cristina--the Italian nun who made a splash on social media last year after winning first-place in Italy's version of "The Voice"?  The peppy nun has released her first single from her debut album, a cover of Madonna's 1984 hit "Like a Virgin."The Madonna video, filmed on gondolas in Venice, was downright raunchy.  Sister Cristina has taken the controversial song and turned it into a heartfelt prayer.  Instead of copying Madonna's suggestive writhing and skimpy clothing, S … [Read more...]

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You’re Driving Along and… I Know! You Should Pray the Rosary!

The Rosary CD - Dominican Sisters

Just in time for Christmas giving (or holiday devotions), the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have released a new CD.  The Rosary- Mysteries, Meditations & Music was released by De Montfort Music on November 11, 2014.I've told you before about the Dominican Sisters of Mary:  The Ann Arbor-based Dominican Sisters gained a national audience when they made several appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show.  Then, in March 2013, they appeared on The Game Show Network--placing i … [Read more...]

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