Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Do You Want to Leave?

The readings for today call for difficult decisions. The people at the time of Joshua had to decide which god they would worship—the god of their ancestors, who made great demands on them, or a new god, whose devotees enjoyed prosperity. Though many today are not happy with Paul’s descriptions of marital roles, what he […]

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Remain In Me

Have you ever wondered why a bride and groom cut the first slice of wedding cake and feed it to each other? What appears tobe a playful ritual at one time carried the symbolism of how they would feed each other by giving their bodies in love. Although so much of our eating today is […]

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Stop the Murmuring

Have you ever received this text on your smartphone: “POS”? Probably not! Not unless you are a teen! Sometimes young people murmur against their parents when they block something the youth want to do. This text:”Parents over shoulder”, warns their friend to be careful of what they text. Parents have the wisdom of experience; they […]

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Is God Calling Me To Be A Nun?

Several times a week, we encounter young women asking that very question. With each encounter we ask the young woman:   Do you experience……. • A Desire to live simply • An Ability to relate with a variety of   people, to be happy alone or in a group • A Joy in serving others in […]

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