We Cannot Doubt: Poetry and an Easter Reflection

We Cannot Doubt: Poetry and an Easter Reflection

These days after the resurrection, the Gospel tells us that the disciples are startled, terrified, and troubled. And even more so, they are full of doubt! We know the story of the doubting Thomas, but he was not the only doubter! The disciples, apostles included,...
Easter- A Call to Be Huggers

Easter- A Call to Be Huggers

Flickr: Matthew G   There is a story about a former First Lady visiting Grandma’s House, a home that supports and houses babies and young children infected with the HIV virus – innocent victims. The First Lady played ball and gave hugs to all the children. This...
Happy National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month

In celebration of the Easter season, we are continuing our Spirituality Wednesday series with writings from our sisters every Wednesday. However, because April is also National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting our sister-poets this month, too! Below is a poem by...
Easter Morning, a Reflection by Sister Connie Koch

Easter Morning, a Reflection by Sister Connie Koch

It was Easter morning and the church was packed! People seemed somewhat relieved as I gathered those children who had not yet made their First Holy Communion for the dismissal rite. We disappeared into the hall below the church to enter into the Easter Gospel. I told...
Holy Saturday, a poem by Sr. Judy Brunell

Holy Saturday, a poem by Sr. Judy Brunell

Holy Saturday A no-thing day. No table, no cross, no empty tomb. Just darkness. Deep down soil, earthiness— Hidden treasures perhaps. Seeds waiting for mystery to unfold In warmth In moisture In unexpected, ground-breaking energy… The Spirit lives. Holy Saturday time:...
A Position of the Heart

A Position of the Heart

A Position of the Heart He seduced the Cross into making love. He coaxed it, pressed it to himself, Until it was difficult to see which had initiated the embrace, which was making the offering. And which one had actually given in. Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP This post was...