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Journals and Letters week 16: Welcome support

By Sister Ann Casper | January 23, 2021 |

Our present benefactors mirror these early supporters of our mission — a caring woman, a priest, two prominent businessmen — all in their own way enabling the mission and moving it forward by their talents and contributions.

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White Violet Center interns: Meet the fabulous four!

By Sister Mary Montgomery | January 20, 2021 |

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice recently welcomed two new interns to our program. Meet them and our two seasoned interns.

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Journals and Letters week 15: Stuck in New Orleans

By Mary Riley | January 16, 2021 |

From her sickbed Mother Theodore still had to keep watch over what was going on back at the Woods. While she was away Bishop de la Hailandière had created havoc for the community, demanding that he be obeyed despite legitimate objections to his requests.

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You can help bring a happy ending to restore St. Joseph’s Lake

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 11, 2021 |

The lake water disappeared. In February 2018, days and days of heavy rain caused several large trees to be torn loose from the earthen berm. When the trees fell, a section of the berm collapsed, allowing the lake water to “escape.”

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Journals and Letters week 14: Mother Theodore the fundraiser

By Amy Miranda | January 9, 2021 |

Mother Theodore felt burnt out and ready to give up. Can’t we can all relate to having someone we care about urge us when we have lost hope?

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Journals and Letters week 13: Relationships

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 2, 2021 |

The eight pages we read from the Mother Theodore’s ‘Journals and Letters” create quite the patchwork quilt of relationships — some intriguing, some annoying, some tender, some puzzling, some of the true blue kind.

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Ready to ring in a New Year!

By Sister Lisa Stallings | January 1, 2021 |

We are SO over 2020.

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Christmas Mourning during COVID-19 …

By Sister Connie Kramer | December 27, 2020 |

Today we greet the dawn of Christmas 2020

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Journals and Letters week 12: Hardship and consolation

By Sister Ann Casper | December 26, 2020 |

The reading picks up after the fire at Saint Mary’s destroyed the barns and granary, other provisions and all the farm equipment.

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Merry Christmas! There is cause for rejoicing here!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 23, 2020 |

Christmas reminds us that God has become one of us in Jesus

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A year of St. Joseph, family protector

By Sister Sue Paweski | December 22, 2020 |

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus the Christ, the Light of the world, reflect on the example of Joseph. We will need to be “creatively courageous” this Christmas.

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Ask Sister Dina: Tell me about the ‘Gibson Girls’

By Sister Dina Bato | December 20, 2020 |

The “Gibson Girls” were Sister James Maureen along with Sister Alice Jean and Sister Jane (who were also twins).

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