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2 Peas in a Pod: St. Francis and Pope Francis

By |2018-07-09T10:24:32-07:00January 26th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Mercy|

The message of Jesus is mercy.  For me, and I say this with humility, it is the Lord's strongest message." - Pope Francis In the life of St. Francis of Assisi, we see how the Mercy of God met him in his darkest hours.  Not only meeting him, but redeeming him, transforming him, filling him [...]

Advent Photo Update

By |2015-11-30T17:47:05-07:00November 30th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Advent is concerned with that very connection between memory and hope which is so necessary to man. Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church’s year [...]

Pro Orantibus Day

By |2015-11-21T17:36:10-07:00November 21st, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Something else that Our Lady’s Presentation makes me think of is perseverance. In the evocative iconography associated with this feast, the Child Mary is shown moving away from her parents as she climbs the steps of the Temple. Mary does not look back and, in a clear reference to the evangelical admonition, she moves forward [...]

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 [...]

Wounds of Christ

By |2015-09-18T01:46:12-07:00September 18th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Today is the beautiful and moving Feast of the Stigmata of St. Francis.  To be so surrendered to Our Crucified Love!  How much we learn from this meeting of Love with love. The perfect day to meditate on Galatians 2:20 "I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me; insofar as I now live [...]

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