Choose Not the Higher Position

According to scripture, our social aspirations betray the placement of our hearts – with God, or with false idols. In a passage unique to Luke, Jesus, in our Gospel today,  insists that, contrary to everything society tells us, we should not try to “keep up with the Joneses.” Rather, we should keep “down” with those […]

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One Flaw in Women

If you are a mother, a grandmother, daughter, a sister, a wife, a friend, an aunt or a girlfriend, or if your life has been enhanced by having women play these roles for you, we invite you to watch a new groundbreaking short movie, “The One Flaw In Women.” It’s based on the moving poem […]

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Who Will Be Saved?

“Who will be saved?” If you Google the question, there are pages and pages of search results and books galore trying to distill the answer!  Many of the entries try to streamline the response!   Our Gospel for this Sunday makes it very clear who will be saved. Jesus makes it very clear, that the journey […]

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God Has Done “Great Things”

Throughout history, great women have done great things. From Esther, Ruth and Judith of the Old Testament to Mother Teresa and Dorothy Day of our time, great women have left their mark on history. Today we celebrate a great woman who is at the heart of Christianity – Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Our feast […]

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Where Is Your Heart?

Recently, a sister suggested that I liked to spend money. And for some reason, I reacted with some passion. Why would that simple statement activate such emotion? That same week, I had a dream in which I was sent by our General Superior to a strange land with only a small suitcase and very little  […]

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