SACRAMENTO, CA (CNS) – Rosalind Moss,
an author who is an Eternal Word Television Network TV host and one of
the network’s radio hosts, announced Feb. 13 that she is starting a new
community of sisters in the Archdiocese of St. Louis with the
permission of Archbishop Raymond L. Burke.
The new group will be called the Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel’s
Hope, she told an audience of more than 200 at the Catholic Breakfast
Club of Sacramento.
Moss, 65, said she hopes to move to St. Louis within a few months,
intends to fulfill as many of her scheduled speaking engagements in the
coming year as possible, and plans to continue her radio program from
She is working now on designing a floor-length habit, along with a
basket to hold religious articles which sisters will distribute both in
the poorest areas of the city and the richest.
“The purpose of this religious community is to flood the world with
holy habits as signs to God,” said Moss, who is also a staff apologist
with Catholic Answers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting
the Catholic faith through all forms of media.
…”I want to tell the world that God hasn’t left. He is still here. We
are loved by the God who made us for himself. I want to show there is
no such thing as secular and religious. There is no division. All is
from God,” she said.
Moss said her group will be an evangelistic, teaching community
following in the spiritual tradition of St. Francis de Sales, whose
writings and sermons inspired many to convert to Catholicism. She
already has a few women who plan to join her, she added.
“I’ll come back to Sacramento one day in a habit,” said Moss. “Hold
nothing back from God.”
This is great news. I often
listen to Rosalind Moss on Catholics Answers and she has such a deep
spirituality and a great empathy for others in being able to give them