Monday, March 17, 2014

An Irish Blessing for St. Patrick's Day!!!

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.
Wishing all a Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
St. Patrick preached a message of God's love so let us do the same in his honor today and always.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

National Catholic Sisters Week

National Catholic Sisters Week will be celebrated from March 

8 - 14 as part of National Women’s History Month. It is 

intended to shine a national spotlight on the good works and 

good will of Catholic sisters. It recognizes past and present 

sisters, from the movers and shakers pressing the front lines of 

social change to the faithful praying in cloistered chapels. This 

is a great time for all of us to pray in thanksgiving for all women 

who answer the call to religious life. Let us remember with 

grateful hearts all of the women who were such models of faith 

for us and who always saw the best in us! I am very grateful for 

Catherine Marie Jordan, Marie Jerome Murray, Maura 

Mackessey and Marie Therese Bugge who taught me so much 

and who shaped me into the woman I am today!

Pat Schifini, OSU

Saturday, March 8, 2014


Words I need to love by as I prepare for another change in my life-moving, new job responsibilities ..

Life is unpredictable and you never know what is coming next. 

Don't ever get too comfortable.  

Always be ready for CHANGE.

Loving God and Madre Angela, please help me to remember this 
and be with me as I continue to grow and develop 
into the best human being I can be.

Sr. Jeannie

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Lent 2014

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent.  We are beginning the liturgical season of Lent.

So often we think of Lent as a time of fasting.    However it is important that we remember too that Lent means "spring-- a time of new beginnings.  

This Lent let us not only "fast from"  but also to "feast on" kindness, respect, gratitude, appreciation, patience, compassion, hope and forgiveness.

Prayers and blessings that this Lent be a time of grace for all.

Sr. Pat and Sr. Jeannie