Posts from January 2016

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Thanking the Birth Mother for Her Works of Mercy

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The 2016 March for Life was a snowy, scaled-down, but spirited demonstration through eerily empty government buildings and museums (closed by the  “state of emergency” declared in anticipation of the blizzard).  More photos and follow-up to come. In the quiet shut-in winter days that followed I have been thinking more and more about the experience of the […]

Welcoming 2016 and the Gift of Monastic Vocations

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On January 1, 2016 the whole Church celebrated the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God as the world rang in the New Year.  Many members of our Province had the great joy of gathering at the historic Precious Blood Monastery in Brooklyn where our contemplative sisters of the Monastery of St. Edith Stein were blessed […]