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Laudato Si and Science

YOU MAY HEAR THAT POPE FRANCIS is not scientifically qualified to write an Encyclical on Climate Change. Pope Francis makes it clear that he has consulted with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The Academy includes 80 of the world’s top scientists, who hail from 36 countries. The Academy’s members have won 48 Nobel Prizes to date.

Stamford Catholic High School Reunion

REUNION: All Congregation of Notre Dame Sisters who served in 1965 at Stamford Catholic High School or who graduated around that time from SCH are invited as honored guests to a reunion celebration on October 16, 2015. Mass will be celebrated at 4:00 pm at Trinity Catholic High School followed by a tour of the school. From 6:00 to 10:00 pm there will be a reception at the Italian Center in Stamford. 

If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission

If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission (by Jo Piazza, Open Road Media, 2014, 258 p.),  tells the stories, briefly, of ten remarkable women, movers and shakers motivated by faith and conviction in their calling to do something! The author has confidence that if nuns ruled the world, things would get done! Jo describes herself as an agnostic. She is a reporter, an accomplished journalist, a fine story-teller and has been a commentator on CNN and FOX News, among other programs. She spent quality time learning from these women. She says Simone Campbell, of Nuns-on-the-bus, refers to the Pope as Frank(!) and she concludes this book with a lengthy quote from Joan Chittister’s 2012 address to the graduating class at Stanford University. It’s about being a leader and what that means. Inspirational read! 

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