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Advent Reflection – Week 4

December 23rd, 2018

Echoing those words of Pope Francis that holiness is all about relationships and an invitation into an intimate relationship with Christ, today we see a beautiful example of human intimacy and in a very simple and loving manner.

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Advent Reflection – Week 3

December 14th, 2018

On this third Sunday of Advent the Reading from Zephaniah reminds me of the lyrics of Carey Landry’s song that speaks of the Father dancing, “And the Father will dance as on a day of joy…” So begins the song echoing today’s reading from Zephaniah. The joy we read about is God’s joy, God’s rejoicing over us! God rejoicing to be in our midst!

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Advent Reflection – Week 2

December 7th, 2018

On this Second Sunday of Advent my mind wonders/wanders at the crossroads of holiness, wholeness and making our paths straight. I hear the exhortation of Pope Francis to holiness within the ordinary of our lives

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Advent Reflection

December 2nd, 2018

“Sister, I have terminal cancer and I need spiritual support.” Little did I know the profound impact that these words or the person who spoke them would have on me and on the way I enter into this graced Advent season.

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November 17th, 2018

Remembrance Day has drawn to a close. How extraordinary that it happened to be on a Sunday we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, along with all the brave men who died for our freedom.

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Finding God in All Things

October 6th, 2018

Finding God in all things can be a challenge for many of us. Here is one example…

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September 17th, 2018

National Geographic Magazines are known for their stunning photography. Most often they wow us, opening vistas to fascinating, unfamiliar places and informative articles…

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August 28th, 2018

During my retreat this summer, I enjoyed sitting on a porch that overlooked a large pond. There happened to be a planter on the porch with three daisies – two were fully bloomed, while the third was still a bud. They caught my attention…

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July 14th, 2018

Recently I had one of those strange Déjà vu moments. It was triggered by a photo of our sisters in Rome standing in front of the imposing baldacchino in St. Peter’s Basilica.

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A SUMMER COLD: What a germy oxymoron

June 24th, 2018

At the end of last winter, I prided myself on being the only one at work who dodged winter colds. As the saying goes, ‘Pride goes before the fall.’ So, much to my chagrin, recently a summer cold snuck up on me with a vengeance.

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