Today, as our Society of the Sacred Heart congregation re-shape relationships among provinces, the sisters throughout North and South America are united in one region, named for Philippine Duchesne. This is in spite of the fact that friendship among the members of these provinces suffered through the political tensions of the 20th century.
Events of this magnitude -- whether storms, terrorism or accidents -- make us confront fears too deep for words. By walking into them, as best we can, we discover that God is greater than our fear.
I'm excited about a project that I would like to share with you. I'm working on an honor for a friend of mine — Jesuit Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955). Although I have never met Teilhard in person, his writings have been one of the greatest inspirations in my life. I have come to know him during my own long search for how to be both scientist and believer. Without his help, my faith and spirituality would never be as strong as they are.
An extraordinary blessing of Australians are our aboriginal indigenous peoples. These peoples cherish the Earth; their unique "Dreaming" spirituality reflects this. "The Dreaming" is their timeless way of interpreting creation, relating to their ancestors, and passing on their knowledge, stories and laws for existence.
GSR Today - Instead of looking at my life as one of constantly failing, I now look at it as a life gifted beyond measure because God is constantly forgiving me.
How did I discover the Eucharist is my basement? The story begins long ago. I have been shaped by experiences of sharing food in places where we worked for social justice.
Horizons - During Hurricane Harvey, my hometown experienced flooding like never before. My dad's neighborhood was under water.
See for Yourself - If the four Franciscan values were friends sitting around in a circle, contemplation is the quiet one, poverty is the talker, minority is the one providing refreshments, and conversion is the eternal optimist.
The longest day of the year started with the funeral Mass of a 101-year-old sister in our diocese. As we celebrated her life, it felt as though the passing of an era was revealed before us.
From A Nun's Life podcasts – Adorers of the Blood of Christ Sr. Bernadine Wessel talks about ministry in Korea and accepting differences. "It made me comfortable with everybody and every situation I was in."
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