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Entries Tagged as Reflections

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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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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Ecuador Immersion April 2017: Saturday

April 26, 2017 · 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 · 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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Easter Refection 2017

April 16, 2017 · 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 · No Comments

Behold the Wood of the Cross

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Lenten Reflections: The Fifth Sunday of Lent: Palm Sunday

April 06, 2017 · No Comments

“Hosanna to the Son of David!”

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