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Flashback Friday: Remembering Sister Mary Patricia Carroll

Posted on April 21, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘It’s quite possible that those hundreds of children she taught probably remember her as the kindest teacher they ever had.’ Continue reading

Earth Day: A Holy Day of Obligation

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Our fragile Earth IS HOLY Continue reading

You asked and we’re answering!

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 4:00 am by

‘Are you still a teaching order and where in the world do you go and what do you do there?’ Continue reading

What is to become of us?

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 4:16 am by

I was walking near the cemetery and lamenting the loss of the older mature trees that used to line the road. As I reflected on the loss of the trees, it struck me that the loss of the trees resembles in many ways the loss of our aging sisters. Continue reading

Reflecting on Easter: ‘The stone has been rolled away’

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Is there any greater joy than life overcoming death? Is there any greater longing than to find the stones of our lives rolled away? Continue reading

Language barriers, smiles and unexpected gifts: Sister Denise Wilkinson reflects from France

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 4:34 am by

I am getting to know each sister by paying attention to her expressions, her voice, her walk, her greeting of others. I notice her desire to communicate with me and her frustration at not knowing English.
Most of all I notice smiles. I didn’t expect smiles as comfort, joy, wordless compassion. Right now that’s what they are for me and I hope for the sisters I encounter. Continue reading

Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 5:07 am by

Enjoy beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in all it’s spring splendor during the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. There is lots to see, do and learn; so check out the full schedule and more details. Continue reading

‘Were you there when they crucified, my Lord?’

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘Oh, it does cause me to tremble’ Continue reading

Holy Week reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 9, 2017 at 4:38 am by

We hope your time walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin has been beneficial. The week’s reflections below conclude this Lenten journey. May your Holy Week be blessed! Continue reading

Sisters to participate in panel discussion of documentary

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Director of ‘Life After Life’ to present free screening of film on Sunday, April 9 Continue reading

Week 6: Walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 4:52 am by

We invite you to continue to walk through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and with us with these short daily reflections for the coming week.
Sunday, April 2
“O my people! I will put my spirit in you that you may live, and I will settle you upon your land.” – Ezekiel 37:14 Continue reading

Week 5: Daily reflections with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Posted on March 26, 2017 at 4:02 am by

“I turned to my God and felt my confidence reanimated. If He takes away our last support, is it not because He wishes to be the sole support of His Daughters of the Woods?” – Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
• When has God remained faithful to me, even when all seemed hopeless? Continue reading

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