Prayer

July 31, 2017
Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM, went to college at Marymount in New York. Afterwards she entered the Visitation Monastery of Minneapolis, MN and began a life of intentionally living the Gospel shaped by the spirit of St. Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal. This invigorated her tremendously and...
July 26, 2017
Sister Mary Mark Mahoney, CSJ, is a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet from St. Paul, MN. Born and raised in and around St. Paul, Sister Mary Mark was called to serve at the age of 20. In her 83 years as a Sister, she taught in various schools for 35 years, and also assisted in the formation of a...
July 10, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. After recently finishing the SisterStory project, I reflect on the wonderful experience I had and look forward to a relationship with Sister Collean. Before beginning the project, I didn’t know what to expect or if I would get along with my...
July 10, 2017
Sister Paulette Pass, SSND, is a School Sister of Notre Dame from the Central Pacific Province. She was born in Shakopee, Minn., attended elementary school there and high school in Mankato – both taught by School Sisters –and graduated from Mankato State with an master’s in administration. She...
July 10, 2017
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ, is a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, publisher of Good Ground Press and editor of the lectionary-based programs Sunday by Sunday for adults and Spirit for teens. For the past 34 years she has also served as the general editor of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies for children...
June 30, 2017
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ, was born and raised in St. Paul, and entered the Sisters of St.Joseph of Carondelet after high school. After going to college for a teaching degree, she taught in many grade schools in the Twin Cities area. She served as co-director of a Montessori Training Center and...
June 29, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Each week I look forward to meeting Sister Collean on Friday afternoons. Usually as the weekend approaches I am overwhelmed with assignments, activities and events. However, Sister Collean’s endearing presence always eases my worries, and her...
June 29, 2017
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM, a member of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Aberdeen, South Dakota, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. She worked as a nurse in Tyndall, Aberdeen and Sioux Falls (South Dakota)...
June 27, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. I recently began working with a woman who was taught by Sister Judith. She expressed to me that Sister Judith had only in the last five years stopped trying to talk her into getting a degree. I smiled and nodded, because that was Sister...
June 08, 2017
There's something about peonies that make the perfect harbinger to summer. I can't resist their impossibly big, round blooms.  This morning I wove some into a crown for my 4-year-old daughter, who pranced around the backyard like a little woodland nymph. We breathed in the fresh June...