Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

You Are the Light of the World

When the well known humorist Erma Bombeck took a university writing course as a young student, one of her assignments was returned to her with a simple but powerful note, ‘You can write!” That comment launched her successful writing career. How often our latent talents are unleashed because of the encouragement of someone else who […]

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Kingdom People

Today, Jesus begins the series of teachings that we call the “Sermon on the Mount”.  The Beatitudes – as this part is called – set out the qualities of someone who lives in the Kingdom. A Kingdom-dweller doesn’t belong to one category – rather he or she belongs to all of them. They are poor […]

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Come After Me

I decided this week to begin cleaning the cupboards in my bedroom, one at a time! And treasures are found. What I noticed is that I collect candles – in all shapes, sizes and fragrances. Some I have used on our dinner table when guests have been invited to dinner. They lend a pleasant glow […]

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Behold the Lamb of God

When members of my family introduce someone, they always give that person an automatic promotion. If she’s a doctor, they will exaggerate, introducing her as a brilliant surgeon. A teacher’s aide becomes a full professor. I am told that I do the same thing. I still turn an ordinary singer into a brilliant musician, a […]

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