By Sister Marianne Burkhard, OSB
Recently I celebrated the Silver Jubilee of my monastic profession – an occasion to reflect about time.
25 years – where have they gone? How did I get through them – the good, the bad and the indifferent?
How do we get through the rough places in our lives? Continue Reading
Sr. Michelle Rheinlander, OSB, 1922-2015, spent much of her life among people with whom conversation was impossible.
From helping run an orphanage of Spanish-speaking children in Mexico to tending newborns in hospital nurseries, her interactions with strangers often required more than verbal communication. Continue Reading
By Sr. Stefanie MacDonald, OSB
I have just started to read Following the Path – The search for a Life of Passion, Purpose and Joy by Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB. The first chapter starts with a discussion on happiness.
Here are 4 things we know about happiness: Continue Reading
By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB
“Make Time for Yourself: It’s Your Time” by Abbot Primate Notker Wolf has a lot to teach us about waiting and patience. These may not be your favorite subjects – they sure aren’t mine – but they’re important, so stick with me.
There are 2 kinds of waiting we can experience in life.
There is empty waiting, where there is no hope or anticipation for what is to come. There is no goal. Then there is fulfilled waiting. Continue Reading
Benedictine….Franciscan…Trappistine? Choose the Right Community for You! This unique discernment weekend is for single Catholic women 18-50 years old. It will feature information from Sisters from a range of communities including apostolic, monastic and cloistered. The weekend includes quiet time, presentations, and personal interaction with Sisters.
Labor Day Weekend 2015: Sat. Sept. 5, 10AM to Mon. Sept. 7, 10AM. Contact Sister Stefanie for information! Register Now!