A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island

A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island We, members of Catholic women religious congregations from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, join our voices with our parent organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents 40,000 Sisters throughout the United States. We acknowledge our responsibility for the wound of racism and the…

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Feeling the Love on Mother’s Day

At Hour Children (founded almost 40 years ago by Sister Tesa Fitzgerald and four other Sisters) there are many celebrations with one of the best being the annual Mother’s Day gathering. There is no better way to feel the love than through the reunification of mother and child. This year the Mother’s Day celebration will be celebrated virtually with a…

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International Mother Earth Day

On April 22, 2020 the US celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. It was the idea of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to focus on environmental conservation after an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. In 2009, Bolivia initiated negotiations on recognizing interdependence among human beings and living species. To foster Harmony with Nature the United Nations General…

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Spring Liturgy and Luncheon 2020 Update

Our annual Spring Liturgy and Luncheon is a beloved fundraising event for our Sisters, who enjoy inviting friends, family, and supporters into their Brentwood home for the event each year. Unfortunately, this year, COVID-19 is creating unprecedented circumstances. After careful consideration, and exercising an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Spring Liturgy and…

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