Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

What’s In Your Basket?

If you share your bread with the hungry; if you welcome the poor to your home, then your light will shine. your light will shine, and the sun will rise once more. Each summer, we spend a few days in prayer, witness, dialogue and discernment. These past few days were centered on the small places […]

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Come Away and Rest

When we are overwhelmed by life, often it is because the needs crashing down upon us are far greater than the time, energy, and know-how we have to meet them. It seems like we never get to the point when all our needs are over and done with. One need is met, another crops up. […]

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Summoned!

A subpoena summons us to court. A principal summons a student to the office. Parents summon a wayward child to a family conference. Summons such as these do not admit of being ignored, carry grave importance, and tend to put us on edge. Their urgency is already the message: something’s up. What was up when […]

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Grants For Health Care Center Renovations

These past six months have been filled with anything but the sounds of silence! Yes, our home was once again filled with the sounds of renovation!  Having renovated the east wing for the Sisters living at our Motherhouse, then, renovating the central section into 12 apartments to share our home with those with moderate incomes, […]

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Where Did This Man Get All This?

We are always surprised—sometimes even shocked—when someone acts out of character. A shy, quiet person might speak out forcefully, publicly against an injustice. A reserved, serious person might some night be the life of a party. A person without higher education reveals eloquence, insight, and brilliance on a challenging topic. Persons acting out of character […]

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