As you can read from the recent blogs by my Sisters, it has been a tough couple of weeks for our community. Sisters Bea and Maureen will be missed so much. Sr. Maureen often would say ‘yes’ to my request to talk to women visiting for a weekend. She was a real vocation story that [...]
Monthly Archive for April, 2010
For Sr. Maureen Coughlin, OSB 1917-2010 Jesus speaks: Sr. Maureen, my beloved, you are prayerful, compassionate, kind, loving, patient gentle.
Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 19th, 2010
By Msgr. Frank Henricksen I find it next to impossible to offer you my sympathy for Sr. Bea. Our prayers for her were for a miracle or a happy death. We can only be grateful that our loving God has decided for the latter. Now we ask Sr. Bea to pray for us, that [...]
When asked to participate in an interview about a car accident that nearly took her life 70 years ago, Sr. Beatrice Flahaven agreed, but under one condition. She didn’t want to be made to look like she was complaining.
Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 14th, 2010
Sister Bea Over sixty one years ago you listened to God’s call and you responded. You became a God-seeker.
The conversation between Jesus and Peter in John 21:15-19 (next Sunday’s Gospel) is, I think, like the call we all receive to follow Jesus. When Jesus calls the first time, we may be confused, puzzled, amazed, questioning, or unbelieving. But something in the depths of our being is touched, and it won’t go away.