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Our Lady of Sorrows

Today is the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Mary has many different titles, such as Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Lady of Fatima, just as we have our given name and we pick up nick names along the way. Today’s feast focuses particularly on Mary at the foot of the Cross. The gospel is […] Continue reading

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Musings on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross!

 In darkness You were conceived In Mary’s womb.     For thirty years In darkness You walked– One among us. At 3 o’clock Your dying On the cross Darkened earth.     Darker still Your rising– Very early On the first day Of the week, Since none Witnessed it. You: Light from Light, Made yourself […] Continue reading

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The Gift of the Sea

  Ann Morrow Lindbergh wrote A Gift from the Sea. I do not intend to rival her insights, but God has given me the Gift of the Sea.  Recently I moved my residence from the mountains to the shoreline. As a young girl, growing up in St. Louis the River always fascinated me. My father […] Continue reading

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What’s It Like to Be a Sister?

“What’s it like to be a sister?” I asked this question of Sr. Jerome so many years ago, when I was a junior at Cor Jesu Academy in St. Louis. I don’t remember her answer. I do remember the question. Through that question, God was calling me. That question, that possibility stirred something within me. […] Continue reading

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Matrimony: Your Love Revealed in their Pledge of Love

What a great gift we have in the Sacrament of Matrimony! This was revealed to me by the way my parents lived this sacrament. I share this reflection with you that together we may thank God for all the love He pours into our hearts through our families and most of all through the sacrifices […] Continue reading

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