A huge white oak tree fell to the ground one day last week. Well, it wasn’t really a huge white oak tree. It was Huge. Not really. It was HUGE! It was old. Well, it was OLD. (Maybe the tree greeted Mother Theodore and her companions as they explored their forest home.) The day the…Read more
(Note: The following is a reflection shared by Sister Patty Fillenwarth during the Sisters of Providence 2018 annual meeting) We rejoice in being sisters and brothers, the very life and breath of God in the Spirit. Today we celebrate interculturality, which helps us to love one another, appreciate one another and depend on one another…Read more
Obedience in this day may mean to speak publicly about the ills of our society, to cast down the mighty from their thrones and lift up the lowly, to give the hungry good things and send the rich away empty-handed. To stand, as our Pope Francis suggests over and over again, with those on the margins. And if we are going to stand on the margins, we may have to move, to leave behind all that has become familiar and comfortable for the sake of the reign of God.Read more
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