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We find inspiration and God in our ministry, mission, and even the smallest moments in our day. Here we share our stories, prayers, and reflections on everything happening in our lives.

2022 or 2020 too?

Often as we turn the page to a new year we take time to reflect on the previous year.  What a wonderful way to move us into new space, new opportunities, or possibly even a new reality for ourselves. 

Volunteering For. . .Volunteering With

Many of us volunteer for…for food pantries, for immigrants and refugees, for justice organizations…for a myriad of good and worthy causes.  There are people in need who require attention and care and respect.  Consider also with whom you volunteer.

Praying for the Dead, Virtually

The tradition of our faith that encourages us to visit a cemetery and pray for the dead on or around All Souls Day, posed the question: How do you do this if you are restricted by health, distance, or Covid, and are in a nursing home?  

Dorothy Day Letter Discovered in Ruma Archives

Although I’ve done my fair share of daydreaming about that great discovery, I also knew it would probably never happen, until that Thursday, November 16 when I was once again sorting through Sister Angelita Myerscough’s files. There it was, buried in a file of articles about Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker. It’s a 1938 handwritten letter from Dorothy Day to Angelita, carefully protected by a plastic sleeve. Angelita knew what she had, even as a first-year temporarily professed Adorer.

Adorers Commission New NU President

Newman University formally inaugurated its 12th president earlier this month even though Dr. Kathleen Jagger has held the position since July 1, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic had postponed ceremonies for more than a year.

The Season of Harvest

Late summer and well into fall there is that experience of the abundance that comes with the season of harvest. Recently I have seen pictures of people sharing their harvest. Tables and chairs covered with tomatoes, peppers, and squash waiting to be shared! It is a beautiful sight, a wonderful reminder of abundance in our lives.