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Summer Retreat: "Freed by Love, Acting for Justice"

July 25, 2017 · By: Eileen O'Shea, Associate, ACT · 2 Comments

Each summer I look forward to the Associate Retreat at Mt. Carmel and this year was no exception. It is always good to reconnect with associates and sisters on the retreat as well as the residents at Mt. Carmel. The title of this year’s retreat “Freed by Love, Acting for Justice” really seemed very timely.

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Everyone Has a Vocation

July 17, 2017 · By: Lori Ritz, Director of BVM Office of Life and Mission · 1 Comment

Whether living our lives as married, single or religious God calls us to be faithful to the Gospel and to be a loving people. Our challenge is to listen and discern how to respond to that call.

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Ecuador Immersion April 2017: Monday

April 27, 2017 · By: Mary Desmond · No Comments

Today was a busy day. Madre Cindy led us on a walking tour of the Working Boys Center #2. Cindy told us that it is the only organization in Ecuador that works with the entire family as a unit.

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Ecuador Immersion April 2017: Saturday

April 26, 2017 · By: Kathleen Lukefahr-Jewell · 1 Comment

After our arrival at the Working Boys' Center in Quito, our first reflection had us looking at the four BVM Core Values: Freedom, Charity, Education and Justice. It will be our job to find real and meaningful actions that express these four values.

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Ecuador Immersion April 2017: Friday

April 25, 2017 · By: Annie Wertz · 1 Comment

Hello and thank you for your prayers for this amazing adventure. Currently, I am sitting at my desk at the Center for Working Boys. I'm looking out my window watching children play basketball, standing in formation practicing music, kicking soccer balls, and just being kids.

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Ecuador Immersion Trip April 2017

April 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Meet the travelers on the Ecuador Immersion Trip happening April 19-28, 2017

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Easter Refection 2017

April 16, 2017 · By: Mary Jean Ferry, BVM · No Comments

Wake up! We are alleluia people from head to toe! We raise our voices in joy and thanksgiving for God’s amazing and wonderful works. We sing, “Alleluia,” and proclaim, “Jesus Christ is risen.” With Magdalene, we say, “We have seen the Lord.” We join the women as they go from person to person spreading the word that He is risen and alive in each one of us.

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Lenten Reflections: Good Friday 2017

April 14, 2017 · By: Paulette Skiba, BVM and Louise Kames, artist · No Comments

Behold the Wood of the Cross

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Lenten Reflections: Holy Week and Holy Feet

April 13, 2017 · By: Suzie Wright, BVM Associate · 1 Comment

One of the most powerful images from Holy Week is one that many people skip right over. It is Jesus’ washing of the disciples’ feet. Here are the scripture verses so that you can reflect on the words a bit, if you wish: John 13:1-17.

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Lenten Reflections: The Fifth Sunday of Lent: Palm Sunday

April 06, 2017 · By: Grace Mendez, BVM Associate · No Comments

“Hosanna to the Son of David!”

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