Dance of Hope

Dance of Hope

It starts as a feeling, the movement from inside Taking me to a place far and wide As it spirals upward my heart sees it in a glance The feeling that is building is the beginning of my dance It is a gift I have come to accept Guiding me through my life as I reflect...

One Sister’s Prayer through Poetry

Dominican Sister of Hope Connie Kelly, OP is a published poet who’s written over 250 poems and is currently working on publishing an anthology. Today, Sister Connie shares with us the history behind her creative genius, the inspiration behind her writing, and one of...
Finding Her Calling through Art

Finding Her Calling through Art

At her work station for the week-long Artists’ retreat, Ulana Salewycz pores over pebbles, eggshells, photographs, and paints: all materials she uses to create new works of art. She says she comes to the retreat with a mental plan of projects to begin here, and...
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...
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:...