National Catholic Sisters Week is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8–14 created to honor women religious.  Related projects and events serve to instruct, enlighten, and bring greater focus to the lives of Catholic Sisters.  National Catholic Sisters Week is supported by a $3.3 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, and is headquartered at St. Catherine University. More information is available at

Pray. Act. Be the Change.

Pray. Act. Be the Change is a billboard and social media outreach campaign created to inspire others through increasing the visibility of Catholic Sisters as they continue to serve as leaders, collaborators and advocates for peace, justice and care for creation.  Congregation-sponsored and collaborative ministries highlighted in the campaign include Sisters Place, Pittsburgh Mercy, and McGuire Memorial. Click here to learn more


standup sisters 2 - March 8, 2018

Standup Sisters: Green Habits is March 8, 2018 at St. Thomas More Parish (126 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh PA 15241)  Join us and hear how sisters use convent community gardens and chickens to address food insecurity, and many more stories of care for creation--and each other! takes place on International Women's Day, during National Catholic Sisters Week! Learn more at or contact 412-200-2017.


Pittsburgh St. PAtrick's Day Parade - March 17, 2018


Come cheer on our Sisters at one of the country's largest St. Patrick's Day celebration! More than 50 Sisters will participate in Pittsburgh's St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 17.  Our eighth year as participants, this festive event is an opportunity to honor the dedicated services of all Catholic Sisters and bring attention to the needs of those served by Sisters and our ministries.