Emmanuel, God Is With Us

My father would often say to us, this is a home, not a house. That is, our home was very personal: colors, furniture, pictures reflected the relationship we held as a family. There were toys scattered about signaling play time, TV was on and the adults sat around the kitchen table with a good cup […]

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Are You the One?

We say that the season of Advent is a season of waiting. We try to persuade ourselves that if we just say that often enough, it will become true. Advent is a season of waiting. Advent is a season of waiting. But it’s not. Advent is a season of impatience. Sure, there are other times […]

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Who is Coming?

So, who is coming this Advent? Which Jesus? Is it Jesus the shoot from the stump, signal of hope and transformation into peace, or is it Jesus the one bearing the axe, the winnowing fork, the bringer of fire? The answer is Yes–both. At the same time, the answer is Neither. Jesus surprises people by […]

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World Aids Day – El Dia de SIDA Mundial

Today, December 1, is World AIDS Day. Take a moment to join the Ursuline Sisters and its HIV/AIDS Ministry as we pray for children and adults living with HIV/AIDS in our community and around the world. Pray especially for those who are also vulnerable and marginalized by poverty, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and age. Pray for […]

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