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Finding My Way

11 months ago

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It’s Wednesday again, but I am doing things a bit differently. Usually, on Wednesdays, I post something on my Facebook page about prayer and gratitude. Often, I post late at night. (I am definitely a night owl.) Today I am posting early! But as this post is titled, I am trying to find my way…

Big News!

1 year ago

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In July, I posted some news about a very encouraging consultation I had with an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago. We discussed possibilities for hip replacement, but first I needed to, literally, get moving. I have had about 12 physical therapy sessions, plus I am moving a bit better at home. (Still using my wheelchair, but…

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…

99 Years & Counting!

3 years ago

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This week, I am attending the annual convention of the National Council of Catholic Women. I have been serving on the Peoria Diocesan board since 2015; as President since 2016 (insert gasp!) Founded in 1920, NCCW has resources available for parishes across the country, and I am looking forward to meeting new friends and connecting…

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