AmeriCorps Volunteers Give, Gain Much

Guest Contributor: Rachel Gobep For some it’s money. For others prestige. For Emily Anne Martin, the best motivation to work hard comes from helping others. “Happiness is truly not found by making a lot of money, but instead by making a difference,” Martin comments. Through the federal AmeriCorps program, Martin is one of three women […]

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First Week of Advent: Our Deep Hunger

God has created each of us with a deep down hunger that always longs for something more, even in moments of joy and love. Join Dan Schutte’s Advent journey and reflect on this hunger, which finds fulfillment in God. This video features the song “Beyond the Moon and Stars,” from Dan Schutte’s collection God With […]

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Water With Blessing Mission Trip 2016

Sister Norma Raupple will lead a group of college women on a mission trip to the U.S./Mexico border December 30, 2016-           January 7, 2017 for Water With Blessings. This is the third year she’s making the mission trip; in December 2013, Sister Norma made the trip with six of our Companions in Mission. Our Youngstown […]

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New AmeriCorp Employees

Not only do we have our new AmeriCorps employee — we have two! Laura Roch, left, and Janie Rosko, right, met with us at the Motherhouse today to learn more about the program’s requirements.They will officially start in September. We’re very sad to see Kristen Osiniak go, but she will  still be with us in […]

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Weeds? Wheat?

There is a powerful thread running through these readings. God is with us in all the things of our lives and is involved with us throughout our lives helping through his Spirit to maximise our potential. We will not be abandoned! We are after all, not called to be a settled community but to be […]

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The Quality of Soil

This wonderful and well known parable explores the mystery of the mixed responses to Jesus and his ministry. It was mixed then and it is still mixed. Although Jesus is found teaching from a boat at sea his teaching uses farming images, the sowing of the seed in differing types of soil. In the latter […]

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