Sr. Maureen Farrar, ASC, was kind enough to spend some time explaining her history and ministry in New Mexico with the Navajo Nation, where she spent 39 years in service, as it relates to the current news out of Canada.
The Precious Blood Spirituality Institute (PBSI) is pleased to announce the hiring of the first director of the Schreiter Institute at Catholic Theological Union, Dr. Kevin Considine, Ph.D.
Our first meeting of the Garden Group at Benedictine living showed more reluctance than concrete action. Marian, the only gardener for the nine raised garden beds, was resigning at the age of 96. Our three ASC’s, M. Alan Wurth, Frances Newton, and myself, were eager to start but had many questions about this new opportunity.
At Commencement, Newman University honors one graduating senior woman and one senior man with the highest student honor it bestows —the Ablah Award. The origin of this award was an endowed gift from Fran and Jeri Jabara, university benefactors, to honor the love of education advocated by their parents.
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Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine in Belleville, Illinois, is the name of the new Home for 37 of us Adorers. This large complex includes three health facilities, all accessible and connected by walking.
“I witnessed the nuns being happy.” That was a thought conveyed to me, and to others around me, in my recent trips to Ruma (IL), Wichita (KS), and Columbia (PA) to visit sisters around the country.
Prairie grasslands, milkweed planting, and Earth Day Morning Prayer gave the Wichita Center community multiple ways of observing this important day and implementing some of the suggestions from Laudato Si’.
Palm Sunday offered the Wichita Center Community an opportunity to live out principles found in Laudato Si’. Instead of ordering the standard palms, this year we ordered from EcoPalms, a project to promote environment and social justice.
On Monday, March 14, 2022, over 250 Parishioners and community members from various Christian denominations gathered at Holy Trinity Church in Columbia, PA for a prayer vigil for the people of Ukraine. A number of Ukrainians were also present from the different areas of the Diocese of Harrisburg. The Ukraine Bishop from Jenkintown, PA was there with several of his priests. We were happy to welcome the Auxiliary Bishop for the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.