On Thursday, May 10, roughly 40 women and men religious from five (arch)dioceses gathered to learn more about the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO).

Moments of Grace

On February 20-21, 2018, the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) offered Moments of Grace, a workshop to help congregational leaders provide care and assistance for members with dementia.

“My sister was to be a nun, and I was to be a mother,” explains Sister Mary Ann Hanson, 79, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame of Thousand Oaks, California, “but God had other plans.”

“Have sacraments, will travel,” says Father Albert Bunsic, a member of the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the California-Arizona Province. During 59 years of religious life, he has done just that, serving wherever and however he was needed.