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...
Do Whatever He Tells You

Do Whatever He Tells You

By: Sr Teresa Christine, O.C.D. May is the month when we celebrate our mothers, who gave us life and protected us when we were most vulnerable. Our moms taught us everything we needed to be able to stand on our own. They picked us up when we fell, and kissed our...
Authentic Friendship-Learning From Mary

Authentic Friendship-Learning From Mary

By Sr. Elizabeth Therese God made us for communion, and as women, we have been given an incredible gift. In fact our fundamental value as women is our ability to receive the other, our gift of receptivity that is characterized by our self-gift, giving the gift of...
What exactly are indulgences?

What exactly are indulgences?

By Marta Timar There are many Catholic teachings shrouded in misunderstanding, and it wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that indulgences rank fairly close to the top of that list. Understanding what indulgences are and what they are not can help clear up the confusion....