To Be Alive is a Grand Thing

To Be Alive is a Grand Thing

In 1926, during a lengthy period of much tribulation and upheaval in her personal life, the great mystery writer, Agatha Christie noted:”I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still...
An Inheritance of Lasting Value

An Inheritance of Lasting Value

Sunday, September 7, is Grandparent’s Day.  As we celebrate our family members it is a good moment to step back and take a long look at the many gifts they have bestowed on us.  And I am not talking about the kind of gift that comes in colored paper and ribbons....
Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

I am a Carmelite Sister. During my years serving God’s people, I have been assigned – at different times – to education, healthcare and spiritual retreats. All three are channels of grace and blessing, not only to the people we serve but to us. Although I could share...