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The Common Good And The Global Commons

The Common Good and the Global Commons

By Sister Michelle Balek, OSF for The WitnessWhen you hear the word “environment” what image comes to mind? Snow-capped mountains? A pristine lake? Perhaps a cool, green forest? A vast…

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Sisters Host Care Of Creation Day

Sisters Host Care of Creation Day

By Sister Shell Balek, OSF “One hundred and fifty years ago, 85% of Iowa’s land was prairie,” explained Dr. Brian Hazlett, Director of the Center for Prairie Studies at Briar…

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Sister Mary Hauber Honored At Franciscan Federation

Sister Mary Hauber Honored at Franciscan Federation

Sister Mary Hauber, OSF, was named a 2015 Franciscan Banquet Honoree at the annual Franciscan Federation Conference held June 19-22 in Indianapolis. Honorees are Franciscan brothers and sisters within the…

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