On Tuesday, August 16, Brianna Southworth and I, the two archivists for the U.S. region, participated in a small CARA (Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate) focus group to share ideas about the state of archives for religious communities.
Sister Regina Siegfried, ASC
Teacher, writer, and historian Regina Siegfried, ASC has taught students from grade school through graduate school. She taught the history of American women religious and the history and theology of the vows to intercommunity classes of novices. She wrote “Missionaries More and More,” the history of the community's mission in China, and authored a profile of Sister Mary Catherine Girrens, ASC. She also edited “The Selected Poetry of Jessica Powers.” She has volunteered with outreach programs at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in St. Louis, Missouri, and tutored immigrants and refugees.
Many of us volunteer for…for food pantries, for immigrants and refugees, for justice organizations…for a myriad of good and worthy causes. There are people in need who require attention and care and respect. Consider also with whom you volunteer.
Although I’ve done my fair share of daydreaming about that great discovery, I also knew it would probably never happen, until that Thursday, November 16 when I was once again sorting through Sister Angelita Myerscough’s files. There it was, buried in a file of articles about Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker. It’s a 1938 handwritten letter from Dorothy Day to Angelita, carefully protected by a plastic sleeve. Angelita knew what she had, even as a first-year temporarily professed Adorer.
By Sister Regina Siegfried, ASC When I read Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril by Elizabeth Johnson (Orbis… Read More »Evolutionary Christ Consciousness Resource