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...
Here’s to the Crazy Ones

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

“All hope is outrageous” declared the retreat master, and he went on to quote Jack Kerouac’s poem. I didn’t catch all of it; I was too busy with Isaiah versus Kerouac in my mind. “Outrageous” and “crazy” seemed appropriate to the times and my present situation. Here I...
Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

First and foremost – Happy Anniversary, Hope And so let us put ourselves in the hands of God and pray our remembering. Yes our prayer is an act of remembering, but not for the sake of nostalgia, but for the sake of encountering the grace of God given and received over...
They’re Playing Our Song

They’re Playing Our Song

Weddings are moments of celebration and revelation. On that day, many will learn that the couple has a piece of music they call “their song.” And, for the first time as a couple, they will dance to their song before all present. Through their song all will know them...
Reading Pema Chodron with Sister Jo-Ann Iannotti

Reading Pema Chodron with Sister Jo-Ann Iannotti

If there ever was a time to feel like things are falling apart, a pandemic sweeping the world into quarantine and economic strife would be it. In difficult moments such as this, Dominican Sister of Hope Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP revisits one of her beloved texts: When...