Lent: Serving from the Periphery

Lent: Serving from the Periphery

After the public display of Ash Wednesday, God moves among us unnoticed in everyday life. During this first week of Lent, we are reminded God takes up residence in the lives of the unassuming ones. And, as always, God visits them at unexpected times. The messenger of...
Lent: Serving from the Periphery

Lent: A Season for Christian Foolishness

Lent never seems to arrive on time.Whenever we’re ready for it, it seems to come too late in the calendar year, and when it arrives early, it seems we’ve just put the Christmas decorations away.With the arrival of Ash Wednesday this year, we’re faced again with the...

Ann Willits to Present “What Does God Expect of Us?”

Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center and the Dominican Sisters of Hope are happy to host preacher, poet, writer and lecturer, Ann Willits, OP as she presents What Does God Expect of Us? What God expects does not always match what we want. This day of reflection...