A reflection on Easter

A reflection on Easter

By Marta Timar The ultimate among Solemnities, the greatest among Feasts – Easter is the day we celebrate the crowning, central truth of our faith in Jesus Christ. Easter is the most important day of the Christian calendar, more important than even Christmas. It is...
Practicing the Presence of God

Practicing the Presence of God

By: Marta Timar The demands of our hectic, fast-paced world often means that we either just don’t get to certain things on our to-do list or we make half-hearted, rushed attempts at them, leaving us with a vague, dissatisfied feeling.  Unfortunately, in this...
A Reflection on St. Joseph

A Reflection on St. Joseph

By: Marta Timar While the Gospels do not record any words Saint Joseph might have spoken, the eloquent silence nonetheless allows us a glimpse into his character.  Righteous.  Obedient.  Pure.  Humble.  Silent (contemplative). ...
Healing Through the Hands of Our Mothers

Healing Through the Hands of Our Mothers

Lourdes and Luisita are two words which inspire very different thoughts in our minds. Lourdes- we think of Mary, Bernadette, grottos, water, and healing. Luisita; we think of our Mother foundress, Mexico, hospitals, schools, and religious persecution. The two...
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week | The Day the Light Dawned

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week | The Day the Light Dawned

By: Sister Timothy Marie, O.C.D. I am a Carmelite Sister who teaches 200 high school students daily during five class periods beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending about 2:30 p.m. Each of my classes has 40 students. Each student is a cherished, never-to-be-repeated,...
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week: They’s All My Brothers

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week: They’s All My Brothers

By: Sister Marie-Aimee, O.C.D. A few years ago, I was teaching 7th grade in one of our elementary schools. One night at recreation, a sister shared about the time one of her first graders declared to his classmates that Kobe Bryant was his dad. The other children...