Back from Travels, Welcoming a Guest

It has been a very loooooong month for me.  As Lent ended I got bumped off course when I agreed to give a faculty in-service program.  It was a last minute invitation that I accepted and the amount of preparation through me over the top, so to speak.  Then I gave a student retreat at a local university.  Then I was gone for ten days to a conference that I helped direct so it was a mountain of work.

The point I would like to share is that the reality of life is that we get unbalanced.  Continue Reading

Replacing Stylish Sling Backs with Sensible Black Flats: What One Woman Gave Up for God

Hope you enjoy this article from our Steps Vocation Newsletter!

Sr Catherine Cleary OSBCelebrating 60 years as a Catholic Sister would give anyone pause. Was it a good life? Were the trade-offs worth it? Would she do it again? Sr. Catherine Cleary reflects on the life-changing decision she made back in 1951.

Sr. Catherine was just 7 years old when she told her mother she was going to be a nun and teach Kindergarten. Turns out she was right on only one count. She never did teach Kindergarten. Continue Reading