“Family Begins with Love”

“Family Begins with Love”

By: Sister Meredith & Sister Michelle, O.C.D. Each month, a reflection of Mother Maria Luisa Josefa’s life will be presented to offer our readers a glimpse into the life of our Venerable Foundress, lovingly called Mother Luisita. She was a woman of great virtue...
Unexpected Journey

Unexpected Journey

By Eileen Smith It was March 2011. My grandmother had lived a long, beautiful, and full life raising four children. She was additionally blessed with being able to see her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow as she was facing the end of her life. In the 1920s,...
Image Worth a 1000 Views

Image Worth a 1000 Views

By Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. “I will bless every place in which an image of my Heart is exposed and honored.” Ninth Promise of the Sacred Heart of Jesus In our “selfie” society of social media, image is everything. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram—everywhere we look...
Just Getting By

Just Getting By

By Sister Ines, O.C.D. “Let her alone, Henry. This is an excellent paper, and she’s going to ace it.” I tried to pretend I agreed with the favorable judgment being made of me before my brother Henry interrupted: “Yes, but she’s lazy and complacent. She had weeks to...
Tips from St. John Bosco for a Great School Year

Tips from St. John Bosco for a Great School Year

By: Sr. Mary Louise, OCD Many of us are about to head back to school and all of us know that mixed feeling of excitement and apprehension. Whether you lean more towards one emotion or the other, St. John Bosco has some wisdom that will help make this year more...