Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Bread From Heaven

We seek success, but often misunderstand its allure. We seek happiness, but often misunderstand its source. We seek love, but often misunderstand its cost. We seek Jesus, but often misunderstand where we find him, how he nourishes us, who he really is. When we realize through an encounter with Jesus what it is he desires […]

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It’s A Miracle!

Take a moment with me and step into this scene.  You are now a first century Galilean. Its pay day so you stop and buy a few barley loaves and while you are at the fish market, you hear the growing fame of Jesus, the carpenter from Nazereth, who confounds the Pharisees with unconventional but […]

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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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