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March 04, 2014
Written with Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM  A hush fell over Gentile Arena last night as I stepped up to the microphone and led the packed stadium in prayer. “Good and gracious God,” I said, glancing up at a sea of maroon and gold, “yes, we all know the Shockers of Wichita State. Yes...
March 03, 2014
Written with Sister Maria Veritas Marks, OP As I stood at the microphone, gazing out at the crimson-flecked multitude seated expectantly below me in Harvard Yard, I little dreamed that the speech I was about to declaim would soon be ricocheting around the blogosphere. The media attention...
March 03, 2014
Written with Sister Andrea Dixon, SC Reflected in my mirror is the face of a woman nearly seven decades old. She has short, salt-and-pepper hair and wrinkles around her smile. I laugh with her, because, on me, 70 looks pretty vibrant. As I approach this milestone birthday, I don’t think of...
March 03, 2014
Written with Sister Vicky Segura As a girl I never felt a yearning to get married and have babies. I didn’t daydream about my wedding or choose the names of my unborn children. It just wasn’t part of my vision for the future. What was hardwired into my DNA was a desire to be a doctor, like my...