March 15, 2016, Houston, Texas – Sister Maureen O’Connell, OP, and her ministry as director of Angela House, were featured in an article on the Sister Story website in recognition of National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, 2016. In the article by Christina Capecchi, Sister Maureen speaks of her work since 2001 in helping women transition from prison life to successful and healthy lives in the greater community. Read the entire article.
December 22, 2015, Houston, Texas – In a moving video, high school student Kyra Link takes viewers into the new lives of formerly incarcerated women who, as residents of Angela House, are finding their way back into the community. Founded in 2001 by Sister Maureen O’Connell, OP, Angela House offers the women basic necessities such as food and shelter; therapy; education and job training; help in finding permanent housing; Scripture study and centering prayer; wellness and cooking classes, creative arts; and after-care. Watch Kyra’s video.