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12/2/17 3:31 PM

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto


 

This Saturday, December 2nd, we hosted a large tag sale at The Mariandale Center. Our tables at Mariandale were covered: we had dishes, decorations, and knick-knacks for sale galore. Yet, in such a season of abundance, we yearn to simplify our lifestyles to better connect with those around us and God.

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12/26/16 11:11 AM

2 Comments / Posted by Sister Madeleine Tacy


 

The liturgical readings for the Christmas season are rich with imagery. They begin with Jesus’s genealogy, his connection with the Jewish people, and continuing with Joseph being reassured about Mary’s pregnancy, Jesus’s birth and the visit by the shepherds, and finally the fleeing into Egypt. Only when we come to Christmas...

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12/24/15 7:21 AM

1 Comment / Posted by Sister Marianne Watts


 

Radicalized.The word is everywhere.It’s the explanation we use when ISIL members kill innocent people. It’s the reason, we say, why young Americans are pledging their lives to those who hate us and who want to destroy us.We need an explanation, don’t we, to avoid accepting the unacceptable: that terror and destruction have...

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12/22/15 10:19 AM

1 Comment / Posted by Gina Ciliberto


 

This Christmas, many of us will welcome family and enjoy a meal together. This is common during the holidays, but the tradition rarely becomes a pattern for the rest of our lives. For Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, however, hospitality was far more than a nice gesture.

 

The element of...

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12/17/15 11:00 PM

0 Comments / Posted by Gina Ciliberto


 

When Dominican Sister of Hope Linda Rivers, OP entered the convent, her allowance was $0. Eventually, she was given a budget, but it was measly, to say the least. The allowance meant for personal items wasn’t nearly enough to purchase Christmas gifts. So, Sister Linda got crafty. Although she concedes that she’s far from...

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