In Memoriam: Sister Joan Coffey, OP

In Memoriam: Sister Joan Coffey, OP

Readings for the liturgy: Book of Wisdom (7: 21-30), 1 Corinthians 2:6-9, Matthew 19: 27-29. Today is about remembering and, in that remembering, celebrating. In remembering, we bump up against facts about a life we knew, in this case, a woman we knew, and we have to...
In memoriam for Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (aka Target)

In memoriam for Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (aka Target)

One of my favorite authors is Abraham Heschel who once said “to remember is to love.”  And so today, we gather to remember and celebrate the life of Mary Ella Morrison: woman religious, a member of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, sister and sister-in-law, aunt, cousin,...
Catherine of Siena: Doctor of the Church

Catherine of Siena: Doctor of the Church

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. In our seventh and final episode, Dominican Sister of Hope Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP shares Catherine’s story of being the only...
Catherine of Siena: Dialogue with God

Catherine of Siena: Dialogue with God

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. Who is God for you? What is your prayer life like for you? Do you speak to God in prayer, and do you listen? In our sixth episode,...
Hope is Relationship

Hope is Relationship

When I get up in the morning, I look out my window and experience the vastness of the ocean, at times the sunrise, at times the clouds hiding the sun, at times, rain or snow (not too much this past winter).!  Whatever the experience, it is a sign of HOPE.  God is here...
Catherine of Siena: O Eternal Truth

Catherine of Siena: O Eternal Truth

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. How will we know who we are? How will we discern what is God’s truth for us in this moment? In our fifth episode, Dominican...