Others With Vision and Purpose

Shem Center Gingko Tree

As the oldest surviving species of tree known to exist, the Ginkgo tree has become a symbol of strength, hope and peace. Shem Center supports other organizations whose work, like the Ginkgo tree, symbolizes and embodies strength, hope and peace in our world.

Global Sisters Report

Global Sisters Report

Global Sisters Report is an independent, non-profit source of news and information about Catholic sisters and the critical issues facing the people they serve. Our network of journalists report about their lives and works, and sisters write commentary from their perspective.

A project of National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company, Global Sisters Report is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is funded by grants from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation. The GSR in the Classroom project is funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the GHR Foundation.

Read more about Global Sisters Report HERE.

A Place To Call Home

This e-book showcases some of the stories and sister-written columns from the “A Place to Call Home series” — a series focused on Catholic sisters who minister to those who are homeless or lack adequate shelter.

Read or download the book HERE.

Interested in writing for Global Sisters Report? Email info@globalsistersreport.org
Main toll-free phone number: 800-444-8910
Main local phone number: 816-531-0538

Shem Center for Interfaith Spirituality
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Oak Park, IL 60302

(708) 848-1095

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The Shem Center for Interfaith Spirituality website is awarded a 2022 American Digital Design Award for excellence in design and user experience.

2022 American Digital Design Awards