A Reflection on Fatherhood

A Reflection on Fatherhood

A tiny hand with squeezable soft fingers Reaches up, waving those wiggly adorable arms wildly upward in incredible movements of air-slicing, music-orchestrating billows of movement, playing, exploring, basking in the breathless beauty of sheer life. Another hand,...
O Sweet Heart of Mary, I Love You!

O Sweet Heart of Mary, I Love You!

Sister Isabelle, OCD Does God ever lead you by questions? He does me. In fact, this happened to me just the other day. I had a question in my mind and after bringing it trustingly to the Lord in prayer for several months, He showed me something new. I had been...
The Luxury of Leisure: A Bit of Southern Wisdom

The Luxury of Leisure: A Bit of Southern Wisdom

Sister Maria Goretti   As the ice-cold beads of water drip down the side of my glass, I grasp it, feeling the wet, refreshing condensation which readily pours from sweet Southern iced tea in the summer. On a hot Louisiana day in August, I couldn’t think of anything...
Stop and Smell the Mystical Rose

Stop and Smell the Mystical Rose

By: Sister Shawn Pauline As a freshman in college the last thing on my mind was the total consecration to Mary. A convincing and caring “R.A.”(Resident Adviser) who lived down the hall approached me about this wonderful way to give myself completely to Jesus, through...
He Grants our Deepest Desires

He Grants our Deepest Desires

Reflection by Sister Meredith of Christ Crucified, O.C.D. Praised be Jesus Christ! By God’s grace, I will soon be professing my final vows to our Lord Jesus Christ, binding myself to be poor, chaste, and obedient forever. I couldn’t ask for anything more! My heart is...
Our Lady of Sorrows is Our Lady of Hope

Our Lady of Sorrows is Our Lady of Hope

By Sister Isabelle, O.C.D. A few months ago, I received word from my mother that my Aunt had been found without a pulse in the inn where she was staying. She had already passed away several days before they found her and we still do not know how she died. My beloved...