Sister Mary Lee Nalley’s Contribution to “The Immaculate”

Sister Mary Lee Nalley has served Immaculate Conception Parish since 1972.  She started teaching in the grade school and eventually became the pastoral minister. As pastoral minister, Sister Mary Lee coordinates the schedules for Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist and servers. Her ministry also includes being an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist to the […]

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Rest Awhile

My sister and I were talking the other day about the various activities she is involved in as a care-giver, mother and wife. We both said “I don’t know how mom and dad did it!” It’s a juggling act: parenting a teen-ager, carrying for an elderly parent, keeping the family together, being a homeowner, paying […]

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Send Me

We have a preschool connected to our Motherhouse. One day as I walked by our Kindergarten, I overheard the teacher asking the children what they wanted to do when they grew up. The answers came rather quickly- astronaut, president, doctor. Their answers leaned toward bigger than life careers. The ordinary and mundane were not part […]

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What wisdom! What deeds!

One of the four basic agreements I try to live by is, “It’s not about you.” When my comments are taken the wrong way or my values are rejected, it can hurt. It hurts more if that rejection is from family and friends.  In our Gospel today, Jesus encounters resistance among his own, because his […]

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