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6/20/17 7:26 PM

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Catherine Walsh


Image c/o Fr. Felix Hernandez, OP


The Church does not seem to want to give into ordinary time following Easter for what follows the end the Easter Sundays is the Ascension (celebrated on Sunday in some places), Pentecost and the feast of Corpus Christi. Now I know ordinary time refers to numbering, but for me it also refers...


5/17/17 1:20 PM

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Photos by Sister Jo-Ann Iannotti


Every writer knows the power of active voice. The power of prose written in active voice carries life. It moves the action forward. It engenders engagement.



4/27/17 6:00 AM

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Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, OP is an ardent anti-fracking advocate, community gardener, and all-around proponent of protecting and preserving Earth. Highlights of her ministry have been co-founding EarthLinks, an environmental non-profit organization in Denver, and helping to change legislation to approve...


4/26/17 12:00 PM

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Dominican Sister of Hope Connie Kelly, OP is a published poet who’s written over 250 poems and is currently working on publishing an anthology. For Sister Connie, poetry blends a creative and religious experience. She says that all of her written words are from God, that poetry “actually becomes part of prayer.”



4/14/17 12:53 PM

0 Comments / Posted by Sister Catherine Walsh



In a recent New Yorker, Evan Osnos tells the story of Xu who, as a young person, followed Mao Zedong’s way of making China strong and eradicating injustice. He did so until the very ones he emulated imprisoned him. He escaped three times from the prison, only to be caught each time. Finally, he escaped to Mongolia. His...


4/13/17 3:26 PM

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One of the Dominican Sisters with whom Sister Mary Alice stayed 


When Dominican Sister of Hope Mary Alice Hannan, OP heard about a congregation of Dominican Sisters who devoted their lives to serving the homeless, she knew she wanted to meet them. There was just one caveat: the group was located in France, and they adhered...


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