Horizons - One Saturday a few years ago, I missed the convent carpool to Mass and opted to go to a funeral Mass at a neighboring parish. Little did I know that God had a message for me there that would last a lifetime.
In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about the power of education to liberate and heal.
In order to infiltrate the invisible world, we have to live in the present. When our ego moves from the chauffeur's seat to the traveler's seat, we become aware that the universe has a vast conspiracy to drop us at the doorstep of greater good.
Simply Spirit - Amid growing consternation about my country and about my church, the words of St. Óscar Romero help me remember who I am and who I am called to be.
As I age and my role changes, I strive to remember that my influence remains. I may not be able to "do" what I used to do, but I can always be kind, understanding, loving and respectful of all living creatures and our hurting planet.
Horizons - Our Father. Our daily bread. Forgive us as we forgive. Lead us. Deliver us. In giving us this prayer, I think Jesus is desperately calling us to remember that we, all of us, even those we most vehemently disagree with, are beloved children of God.
The initiative, which includes housing for refugee women and children, is the result of cooperation between Cabrini sisters, Scalabrini sisters, various Vatican offices, the International Union of Superiors General, and the Italian bishops' conference.
I had the great privilege of knowing soon-to-be-canonized Archbishop Óscar Romero, working with him in my pastoral ministry — even lunching with him at a fiesta — and learning some powerful lessons.
I have been curious about and intrigued by the story of the 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in the Tham Luang Cave complex in Northern Thailand. As I reflected on this story, I was deeply moved by this profound experience of the boys and their coach and, in particular, the symbolism of the cave.
Since the 1970s, sisters have stood with Filipinos in their pursuit of justice. As principal of Binalbagan Catholic College, Sr. Aquila Sy ensured students understood their responsibility to apply Catholic social teaching in their lives. Her activities made her a target. She shared her story with GSR.
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