"Vatican II was a tremendous blessing. We were freed from the legislation of centuries, that a sister, no matter how old she was, was still treated as a little girl. The priests almost patted us on the head. Vatican II brought out the fact that we are adults and able to think on our own and act on our own."
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"By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet."
"Water belongs to us all. Nature did not make the sun one person's property, nor air, nor water, cool and clear."
"Being an orphan is not a choice, but if you have purpose in your life, you don't have to feel alone."
"Taking this all in, I realized the only thing truly standing between my neighbor and me was the border of my own being. And yet, on the margins, that being is exactly what unites us. It is our brokenness, our blessed and broken being that draws us together in communion and community."
"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world."
"We see it as a way of transforming the society. Using the press means your message will get out as fast as possible."
"What, do you wish to know your Lord's meaning in this thing? Know it well, love was his meaning."
"There is a growing awareness that scientific and technological progress cannot be equated with the progress of humanity and history, a growing sense that the way to a better future lies elsewhere. "
"Frozen colors unite in dreams that need thawing under the light of compassion."
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