I remember when I was teaching social justice to high school seniors how we discussed the footprint of justice: charity and systemic change. Fighting with kindness as well as getting to the root of the problem. Twenty one years later I recognize I have been fortunate to do both (this is a photo of St. [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2011
Recently I was browsing through Barnes & Noble Bookstore (one of my favorite things to do) and it struck me how many books of daily readings are available. There is an abundance of such titles for women, men, sport enthusiasts and trivia enthusiasts, all designed to leave you with a brief thought to hold during [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jul 11th, 2011
By Prioress Sister Phyllis McMurray, OSB Happy Feast of St. Benedict today! We began our celebration with a vigil last night, during which I shared the following reflection with the Sisters.
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 [...]