During the Global Water Dances movement on June 24, thousands of people on six continents will dance to raise awareness for global water issues.
A group of San Antonio women spoke at the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women conference in New York City last week.
When San Antonio celebrates the Tricentennial in 2018, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word will have spent nearly half of those 300 years, or since 1869, as an integral part of the city’s history.
People from seven-months to 70-years-old from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, and Vietnam participate in “Celebrate Spring” an annual gathering initiated by the University of the Incarnate Word community for refugee families Denman Estate Park.
Pope Francis is calling for a more just and peaceful world. Considering that women are among the poorest and most vulnerable, he has a tremendous opportunity to speak out for them. As he has moved the Catholic Church forward in so many areas, he could move beyond the prejudice that has excluded women from ordained ministry and thus from significant authority and influence.
Had they heard the screams of a mother seeing soldiers killing her baby boy?
Hundreds of matachines dancers from San Antonio and South Texas will gather at Mission Concepción to praise God with their colorful dance and music on Dec.
9,000 years ago
“What a feeling to walk around where people lived 9,000 years ago,” said Jessica Glover, a Nursing major at the University of the Incarnate Word, after visiting the excavations of Çatalhöyük, Turkey.
“I like Ramadan because it helps us to feel hungry, like poor people,” nine year-old Ayesha thoughtfully said. Her sense of care for the needy and her compassion give hope in a world where people often put themselves first.
May-Helen Molvaer Grimstad spoke of having a baby while she was in the Norwegian Parliament. Norway grants one year of paid parental leave.