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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What is Essential?

An invitation came in the mail yesterday- a way to clear out the clutter-be part of a car/trunk sale! Yard sales and garage sales abound! Try driving down most streets in suburbia on a Saturday morning and you think you are on an obstacle course!  We store up possessions in great quantities! In some way […]

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Ask and You Will Receive

Over the past few Sundays, our Gospels have focused on what it means to be a disciple and a follower of Jesus. Today we look at the depth of that discipleship in how that relationship works through prayer. People who claim to have a relationship with God often act as if they discovered it. But […]

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The Better Part

My sister always sits sideways in her chair during meals. Whether the table is surrounded by family members or invited guests, she is poised for action. She jumps up if she’s forgotten something in the kitchen, if someone wants steak sauce rather than the ketchup that is on the table, or if it is time […]

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