Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Fearless or Fearful?

Concealed and secret things tend to scare children (and sometimes me, too!). Little ones are afraid of the dark because it conceals too much—they can’t see what might be trying to get them so they look under their beds for the boogeyman. I was always frightened when I observed my parents whispering together with knitted […]

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Summer Magic

There was a bit of “Summer Magic” at The Ursuline Center today, as our AmeriCorps employees Laura and Janie, Sister Nancy Pawlen, and a host of volunteers put on a one-day camp for children served by our ministries. There were outdoor activities while the rain held off, and plenty of indoor activities — such as […]

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Feast of Corpus Christi

As a child I sang the song “Into My Heart” Into my heart, into my heart. Come into my heart, Lord Jesus. Come in today, come in to stay Come into my heart, Lord Jesus. Our passage this week promises that Jesus will abide in those who “eat his flesh and drink his blood” (Jn […]

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God So Loved

In “Star Wars, the Phantom Menace,” a Jedi knight believed the young Anakin Skywalker fulfilled an old prophesy. The young boy would balance the dark and light sides of the Force. The Jedi knight only came to this conclusion after a test of the boy’s sub-molecular structure which came back positive. The knight, in this […]

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