Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

By: Sr Timothy Marie, O.C.D. During my morning meditation, the day following the solar eclipse, I kept thinking about it.  My daily 30-minute meditation time isn’t always so filled with ideas. It’s early. We Sisters arise at 4:50 a.m. in our convent here...
Why We L.O.V.E. to Head Back to School

Why We L.O.V.E. to Head Back to School

By: Sr Mary Louise, O.C.D. It’s that time of year, again. Beaches and theme parks are a little less crowded. Haircuts and buying new shoes are on a lot of peoples’ “To Do” lists. And every store has its sales for the season. That’s right – we’re headed back to...
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

By: Marta Timar On August 15, the Church celebrates what we know as the Fourth Glorious Mystery – the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, when at the conclusion of her earthly life, Our Lady was assumed body and soul, into Heaven by her Divine Son,...
There is Need of Only One Thing – Finding Time to Pray

There is Need of Only One Thing – Finding Time to Pray

By: Sr Mary Clare, O.C.D. I love the person of Martha presented to us in the Scriptures (Luke 10:38-42) … hustling and bustling about trying to prepare a decent meal for Jesus and his disciples, who, in my imagination, probably stopped by unannounced. As for me, I am...
Conforming Our Hearts to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Conforming Our Hearts to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

By: Sr Teresa Christine of the Cross, O.C.D. The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a glimpse into the heart of God because Jesus taught us that when we see Him, we see the Father. The veil is pulled aside, and when we gaze upon the Sacred Heart of Jesus which bears the marks...
Friendship with the Saints

Friendship with the Saints

By: Sr Mary Clare, O.C.D. Hey, Philip, you’ll get a really good kick out of this hilarious incident that happened to me today … Catherine, look, I really need your help on this one, it’s a meeting with the City committee tasked with analyzing our proposal … John, I am...