See for Yourself - I had a great conversation recently about nuns and those proverbial "good old days" when nuns ruled Catholic schools, and we're all better people today because of that.
GSR Today - Inspiration, signs of "evolutionary changes," and ideas for living out mercy were found April 18-20 at the National Catholic Educational Association meeting of more than 8,000 teachers, administrators, superintendents, librarians and archivists.
Notes from the Field: I've served in Nong Khai for eight months already, so many aspects of Thai culture have become my new normal. But the Thai New Year reminded me how restrictive my comfort zone still is.
GSR Today - Words matter, and people should know what you mean when you say it to them. But there is confusion about President Donald Trump's stated immigration stance while he was campaigning and policies once he became president.
GSR Today - As Global Sisters Report marks its third anniversary April 22, our coverage of Catholic sisters reflects their efforts to bring about the world we prayed for during the Economic and Ecological Way of the Cross.
See for Yourself - After a lifetime of faithfulness in marriage, devotedness to family, exuberance in teaching, dedication to choir and Sunday school, and supportiveness to friends, I believe Jesus offered Marian eternal life by calling her name.
Notes from the Field - In early February, one of my fellow Good Shepherd Volunteers, Liana, and I received an unexpected request from one of our supervisors: "The contemplative sisters who live behind you want to learn English. Can you set up a time to meet?"
GSR Today - Meditating on the daily liturgical readings sometime during Lent, a daydream about Moses and his staff distracted me. He held it out over the Red Sea and got rid of the water. He hit the rock with it and found water. Wow, a magic wand worthy of a Harry Potter story!
See for Yourself - "The Lord turned his head and looked straight at Peter, into whose mind flashed the words that the Lord had said to him …'You will disown me three times before the cock crows today.' And he went outside and wept bitterly."
GSR Today - We have rediscovered a handful of Lenten, Holy Week and Easter reflections published from years past to inspire you in this Holy Week and into the early Easter season.
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