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Happy Birthday and Happy Feast Day!

November 01, 2017 · No Comments

Please enjoy the Feast Day and Birthday sharings from the BVM Leadership and the Associate Coordinator Team by clicking on the image below.

 

The Feast of Mary Frances Clarke

October 04, 2017 · By: Anne Kendall, BVM · 2 Comments

As we celebrate the Feast of Mary Frances Clarke, a peacemaker, a woman whose background includes the Quaker tradition, we ponder how she would react to the acts of violence, the vitriolic rhetoric which is ever present in our world today, and the sadness of the many natural disasters of hurricanes, floods, fires and earthquakes which have affected so many people.

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Mary McCauley, BVM Responds to DACA

September 14, 2017 · By: Mary McCauley, BVM · 2 Comments

A DREAMER shares: ... I grew up reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and proudly singing the National Anthem. I grew up playing my trumpet on Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day. I grew up devouring apple pie. I grew up studying American history. I grew up learning what it means to be an American. I am an American!

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Summer Gathering "United in Heart"

August 31, 2017 · By: Joann Crowley Beers, Associate · No Comments

UNITED IN HEART was an incredibly powerful experience for me. It was a stroke of genius to hold the event in the Mount Carmel chapel, where I, like most BVMs had my first experiences of religious life, and to which all BVMs and associates return often for grace and inspiration.

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

July 25, 2017 · By: Eileen O'Shea, Associate, ACT · 3 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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