Another side to the story

I appreciate all the sincere outpouring of support and love from so many people towards religious women in this country. I am a religious, a member of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, and have a deep love for my Church. For this reason I personally feel that another side to the story must also be told. The Leadership Council of Women Religious (LCWR) has been in prayerful, truthful, peaceful dialogue with its members as our chosen leaders prepare to meet with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.


Yes, your baby's laugh will change

inspiration-button.jpgCharlie, my grandson, is about to be one year old, and that makes my heart laugh. The anniversary brings happiness to his parents, because they have had the privilege of seeing their child’s smile, hearing his ...


I never thought of Jesus being a 'person in my life'

inspiration-button.jpgIn 1984 I went on my first Cursillo retreat. It was one of those “mountain top” experiences of closeness to Jesus and His Body. It was also a weekend of learning about what it means to be a Christian


Re-Boot your spiritual life in Lent

There are times when I wish setting things right in my life was as easy as restarting my computer. When my personal computer is running a bit slow, or won’t connect to the Internet, or just isn’t working the way it is supposed to work — and especially when it completely locks up — all we have to do is do a “re-boot” and most of the time everything gets reset and things are back to normal. If only resetting the spiritual life was as easy.


Re-Boot your spiritual life in Lent

There are times when I wish setting things right in my life was as easy as restarting my computer. When my personal computer is running a bit slow, or won’t connect to the Internet, or just isn’t working the way it is supposed to work — and especially when it completely locks up — all we have to do is do a “re-boot” and most of the time everything gets reset and things are back to normal. If only resetting the spiritual life was as easy.