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Only in God

2 years ago

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It’s Wednesday, and so I am sharing my “prayer post” from Facebook here. Plus, I’ll add more thoughts since I have more room! The first psalm in tonight’s evening prayer (Liturgy of the Hours) is Psalm 62. It is my favorite psalm, and I love a lot of psalms! I have heard and sung many…

Another Spring Day

2 years ago

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Another beautiful spring day! With windows open, I love hearing the birds singing. Even hearing the hum of motorcycles go up and down the nearby busy streets makes me smile. We were able to visit some family in Rockville for Easter Sunday which REALLY made me happy! Now, Bruce & I are looking at options…

Women Helping Women

2 years ago

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March 25, 2020, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, was the 25th anniversary of the promulgation of Evangelium Vitae, or “The Gospel of Life.” This beautiful encyclical written by Pope Saint John Paul II speaks clearly about the intrinsic value of human life. In an effort to celebrate the 25th anniversary, the United States Conference of…

Do you believe?

2 years ago

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On August 1, 2020 I made my Final Profession (finally!) as a Lay Dominican, and today is the Feast of St. Dominic!. It was a long process, and I know I will always have more to learn. Our chapter had been meeting via conference calls for several months, but this month we were able to…

Who is Jesus?

3 years ago

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I presented this reflection to my Lay Dominican group, the Mary Magdalene Chapter in West LaFayette IN. Due to social distancing, we met via conference call. I look forward to seeing my friends again soon! Who is Jesus? This is the principle question we must ask ourselves and those we love. Who is this Jesus…

Peace & Healing

3 years ago

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Last week, I attended the Annual Convention for the National Council of Catholic Women. I have been serving as President of our Peoria Diocesan Council since October of 2016. Over the years, I met many amazing women, including new friends made in Atlanta. There were many highlights, but one in particular stands out for many…

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