Sister Bakhita enjoys the sights and sounds of Milwaukee

Sister Bakhita Ndokole, SDS first met U.S. Salvatorians in an English as a Second Language (ESL) Immersion Program led by Sister Jenada Fanetti, SDS and Lay Salvatorian Sue Haertel in Tanzania. It’s a program that changed her life and, ultimately, brought her to the United States this summer for more immersive ESL classes. Under the…

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New horizons ahead for our new Leadership Team

Serving on the Sisters of the Divine Savior U.S. Provincial Team is a call from God and your community of sisters. Members of our 2022-2025 Leadership Team possess the trust and support of their sisters and a willingness to guide their community toward new horizons. Newly elected Provincial, Sister Jean Schafer, SDS, is rather familiar…

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Providing shelter to Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Email from Sister Noemi Raczkowska, SDSGoczałkowice, Poland Poland is one of many European countries offering refuge to over 1 million Ukrainians. In a recent email to our U.S. Salvatorian Sisters, Polish Provincial, Sister Noemi Raczkowska, SDS, shares her perspective on the current refugee crisis, it’s impact on Poland, and how our Sisters are helping. “Regarding…

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Salvatorian Sisters say, Bucks in 6!

Wisconsin sports teams can always count on the Salvatorian Sisters to cheer them on. Come football season, Sister Virginia Honish pulls out her array of Green Bay Packer attire. Whereas Sisters Betty Vetter, Carol Jean Zais, and Judy Sullivan try to attend a couple Brewers games each season. So, how are Sisters of the Divine…

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Together, we wield the power of prayer

As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, we stand with the other more than 1300 leaders of Catholic sisters nationwide as we make this statement: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence and lawlessness yesterday in our nation’s capital. We are…

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Take Your Houseplants for a Walk

If Salvatorian Sisters took their plants for a walk, would they tie a string around the pot and stroll around the neighborhood? Or hold it in their arms and introduce it to their neighbors and friends? For the somewhat quirky “Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day”, we dug a little deeper into the relationships…

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