Welcome, Francis I

Here at Good Ground Press we join the Church and world in giving Francis I a warm welcome. The Sisters of St. Joseph have Jesuit roots.  A Jesuit inspired our first sisters to form a little design, a community of women to move in among the poor, divide the city, and do the works of mercy.  From thisContinue reading “Welcome, Francis I”

Possible Futures for Catholic Sisters: Scenario 3

Scenario 3: Sojourning in a Strange Land Read about the first and second scenarios by Joan Mitchell, CSJ. The third scenario tells the heartbreaking story of Hagar (Genesis 21.9-21). Hagar is Sarah’s Egyptian maidservant. African American women have long identified with Hagar because she is both a servant and a surrogate mother as many blackContinue reading “Possible Futures for Catholic Sisters: Scenario 3”