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What’s in a song?

What’s in a song?

Our overarching song this month is: Wind Beneath My Wings. So, what’s in a song? Well, how about – “I could fly higher than an eagle, ’cause you are the wind beneath my wings.” The lyrics to this song can actually teach us quite a lot about the Sacred Heart and His nurturing love in our lives.

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...

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,...

Blessed Titus Brandsma

Blessed Titus Brandsma

By: Sister Meredith, O.C.D. On this feast day of Blessed Titus Brandsma, Dutch Carmelite priest and martyr of the Holocaust, we would like to highlight God’s steadfast love and fidelity. God gave Blessed Titus the grace and strength to perform heroic acts...

A Reflection by Sr Cecilia Marie

A Reflection by Sr Cecilia Marie

By: Sister Cecilia Marie of St. Therese, O.C.D. “From henceforth you shall be called…”What will it be, Lord? Alright, Lord I’ve surrendered. May Your Will be done! Oh, but Lord I really would like this name!” These are the thoughts that occupied my mind as...

A Reflection by Sr Luisa Grace

A Reflection by Sr Luisa Grace

By: Sister Luisa Grace of the Most Blessed Sacrament, O.C.D. When I reflect on receiving our religious name, I cannot help but think about who named me. The name reflects a cry from the very heart of the Heavenly Father, filled with His Spirit, to lead me...

Learning the Lesson Leisure

Learning the Lesson Leisure

As a child, looking out the back window of our mini-van, I could see the fields of corn stretching out along either side of I-29 for miles. This could mean only two things: summer and camping! My sisters and I loved the camping adventures that would occur during the non-winter months of the Midwest. But more than just summer fun, these trips were also formative in many ways. One of the lessons we learned was the lesson of leisure.

O Sweet Heart of Mary, I Love You!

O Sweet Heart of Mary, I Love You!

Sister Isabelle, OCD Does God ever lead you by questions? He does me. In fact, this happened to me just the other day. I had a question in my mind and after bringing it trustingly to the Lord in prayer for several months, He showed me something new. I had...