Meditation on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3, 14-17

Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin (Optional Memorial) Stand firm and hold fast. (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Legend tells us that St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing in his garden one day when one of… Continue reading

Meditation on Matthew 23:13-22

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial) You lock the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 23:13) When you were a child, did you ever beg your older brothers or sisters to let you… Continue reading

Meditation on Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13

Meditation for August 21, 2016 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time God treats you as sons. (Hebrews 12:7) “Relationship.” The dictionary defines this word as “the way in which two or more people talk… Continue reading

Meditation on Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14

See that you do not despise one of these little ones. (Matthew 18:10) Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr More than in our day, children in Jesus’ time… Continue reading

July 11, 1949 Anniversary of Approbation of Our Institute

On July 11, 2016, our Community Service Board reminded us to recall the legacy left to us by our Sisters.  The C.S.B. wrote: “We reflect upon the bond we share with them and… Continue reading

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. (John 1:14) Imagine yourself in the stable with Mary and Joseph. Jesus has been born! Angels sing, shepherds rejoice, and stars shine. While… Continue reading

3rd Sunday of Advent

I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. (Luke 3:16) If you’ve ever spent a lot of time in a mostly flat area, the sensation of driving up… Continue reading

2nd Sunday of Advent

Meditation: Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 The one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it. (Philippians 1:6) Every winter, the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival takes place in… Continue reading

1st Sunday of Advent Meditation

Be vigilant at all times.… Your redemption is at hand. (Luke 21:36, 28) So begins another Advent—with words of warning to stay alert, but also with words of confident reassurance. Isn’t it funny… Continue reading

Collapse Church at our Venezuelan Mission in Manzanita (State of Lara)

On July 9, 2015, Sister Rosa Sofia, one of three sisters in Venezuela, sent the President (Sister Loretta Cornell) and Vice President (Elizabeth Langmead) an e-mail of a sudden tragedy in their Mission… Continue reading