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Welcoming the Spring Equinox

By Sister Mary Moloney | March 19, 2021 |

As we celebrate Spring Equinox and begin spring gardening chores, we may want to think of gardening as prayer.

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A ‘Happy Endings’ update on St. Joseph’s Lake

By Maureen Dickinson | March 18, 2021 |

We told you the beginning and middle of the story and asked you to write a happy ending. You did!

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Thank you for a joy-filled week

By Sister Ann Casper | March 16, 2021 |

Your response of more than 175 messages certainly went far beyond our expectations and indeed brightened many a day!

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When God plants a seed

By Cristal Sosa | March 15, 2021 |

It wasn’t until late 2018 when something shifted for me. The thought of being a religious sister changed from unthinkable to an invitation worth considering.

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Journals and Letters week 23: Clash of the bishop and the saint

By Mary Riley | March 13, 2021 |

Things come to a head with the bishop and Mother Theodore. See how Providence prevails in this most dramatic passage.

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Journals and Letters week 22: “I am so tired …”

By Amy Miranda | March 6, 2021 |

Mother Theodore had to stay in charge and oversee everyone else. A true “mother.” And on top of all that the bishop keeps causing problem after problem. All of this is compounded by Mother Theodore’s chronic poor health that leaves her ill or weak much of the time.

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An unexpected blessing

By Sister Donna Butler | March 4, 2021 |

My heart is filled and overflowing for your sharing your stories as well as for your donations when that is possible.

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Journals and Letters week 21: The cross awaits

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | February 27, 2021 |

The cross did await Mother Theodore and her sisters “at every turn.” The conflict with the bishop took many more twists and turns before the rule was approved and the land deeded over. Yet she persisted.

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Journals and Letters week 20: Drama with the bishop continues

By Sister Ann Casper | February 20, 2021 |

Just when we thought things were going well for Mother Theodore “Back Home in Indiana,” things turn sour again with the bishop. I cannot imagine living with that tense and volatile relationship day after day. It must have been disheartening to say the least!

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Ashes from the pandemic fire: a reflection for Ash Wednesday 2021

By Sister Marsha Speth | February 18, 2021 |

So here we are today with no ashes for our foreheads. Yet it does feel like we are holding a handful of ashes from this past year. We are holding what is left of our lives from this transformation by a pandemic fire. So, I’d like to have us take a moment of quiet to hold in our imaginations these ashes … the experiences of loss, of change, of challenge, of purification, whatever this year has been for you.

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Sigh … it’s Lent again

By Sister Ann Casper | February 17, 2021 |

I usually don’t mind the Lenten season; it’s just that I feel as if we’ve been “doing Lent” for the past year! Sigh!

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Farmers must power through whatever Mother Nature dishes out

By John-Michael Elmore | February 16, 2021 |

With the cold and snowy weather now upon us, raise your cup for all the farmers and workers who brave the elements this winter.

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