On Tuesday, August 16, Brianna Southworth and I, the two archivists for the U.S. region, participated in a small CARA (Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate) focus group to share ideas about the state of archives for religious communities.
It is August, the last days of summer. I think of August as a time to refresh and renew, to savor the longer days and sweet evenings. I recently had an opportunity to take time away from my regular routine and do just that.
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.
I began my journey working for the Adorers in February of 2021. With a few months left of graduate school, this was my first full-time… Read More »Working with and Meeting the Sisters: A Year of Reflection
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.
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’.
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.
Since the beginning of humanity, silence has had a special language of its own. In the Garden of Eden, Genesis tells us that God walked with Adam and Eve in the cool of the evening.
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.
This past month, I ran across a God-book, the kind of reading where one must stop, be still, reflect, rejoice, contemplate and share. Together and… Read More »Book Offers Hope to World at an Impasse
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.