Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

How Many Careers Have You Had As a Nun?

In our continuing video series Ask A Nun, Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, answers the question “How many careers have you had as a nun?” Well, I can’t even count the number of careers that I’ve had. I entered when I was 21. I taught elementary school, high school, […]

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For What Do You Thirst?

A stranger approaches Jacob’s Well at high noon. He is tired and thirsty. There he meets a woman who has come to draw water. Something happens between them. . . . The original readers of the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman must have felt themselves on familiar ground. The scene and characters would […]

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Transfigured Before Them

The story of the Transfiguration of Jesus in today’s gospel in one of the stranger stories in any of the Gospels. Jesus had a powerful “religious experience” at some point in his public life, an experience which had a profound effect on him and on the apostles who were with him. In the context of […]

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