Benedictine Sister Claudia Scharf, OSB runs the administrative office at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Milan, Ill. Although she loves the people and enjoys the variety of tasks the job presents, it wasn’t too long ago that she found herself wondering whether it was the right ministry for her. “You don’t always get much feedback [...]
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Ask Sister Mary Jane Wallace to reminisce about her life as a Benedictine and she’ll bring scrapbooks, photos, typed notes and laugh-out-loud stories. Still a dynamo – at 82, Sr. Mary Jane has more energy than people half her age – she continues to teach piano to children and adults, write skits for community celebrations [...]
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During Lauds (Morning Prayer) recently, we prayed the following verse from Psalm 67: “So shall your rule be known upon the earth. Your saving power among all the nations.” It made me think about the Kingdom of God and how Jesus said, “The kingdom is within you.” God’s life and love is in each of [...]