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St. Therese’s Face-Palm

By |2018-02-02T20:19:23-07:00February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Nun News Blog|

In 4th grade, I made it to the final round of our class spelling bee.  Mr. McGee was wielding the spelling list like a sword, trying to take one of us down so as to proclaim a winner.  But word after word, my opponent and I kept the spelling bee buzzing.  Until... Mr. McGee [...]

St Therese and Mercy

By |2016-09-30T22:33:48-07:00September 30th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Mercy|

Celebrating the Feast of St. Therese in the Year of Mercy seems very significant to me.  After all, Mercy is mentioned about 75 times in her writings.  Her path to holiness, the Little Way, was cleared and made ready by Mercy.  And, a pivotal moment in her life is when she wrote and made the [...]

I LOVE THE LITURGICAL YEAR

By |2015-09-29T17:39:16-07:00September 29th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Today, September 29th, begins 10 consecutive days of AWESOME Feast Days - these happen to be some of my favorite 10 days of the entire liturgical year: Sept. 29th - Feast of the Archangels Sept. 30th - Memorial of St. Jerome AND the Anniversary of the death of St. Therese Oct. 1st - Memorial of [...]

The Food that Nourishes

By |2014-09-25T14:08:22-07:00September 25th, 2014|Nun News Blog|

God is feeding me and what I'm praying for is an appetite." - Flannery O'Connor A few nights ago, our dog - Fergus - pulled a funny little stunt.  He has a ritual that he performs each and every night: After dinner he goes scavenging under the table just hoping for some crumbs.  (what a [...]

Capacity to Love

By |2012-01-18T02:26:00-07:00January 18th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"Sanctity is the only cure for the vast unhappiness of our universal failure as human beings."- Caryll HouselanderFor all of you who prayed for the success of our recent Duc In Altum retreat: THANK YOU!  Your prayers were heard and answered in marvelous ways.  Unfortunately the days passed too quickly and kept me very busy...so busy [...]

Unique and Unrepeatable

By |2011-09-03T23:34:00-07:00September 3rd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Since moving to Tonopah last year, and now having a Chapel open to the public, each day seems to bring new friends into our life.  Seeing the broad span of visitors that come to see this little 'slice of heaven' makes me realize how each human person is unique, unrepeatable, and infinitely LOVED by our [...]

St. Therese and the Priesthood Reflections, Part III

By |2010-10-18T16:54:00-07:00October 18th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

St. Therese and the Priesthood Reflections, Part IIIThe Nuns with Br. Francis, our spiritual brother, and Barbara Campbell, mother of Sr. Andre and Sr. St. PaulLove UnitesLove unites souls.  Revisiting St. Therese’s definition of Love: “Love is uniting my will to God’s Will.” we realize why we are so united to those who share our [...]

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