Oblate Van Drives Again!

oblates-making-vanBy Sister Ruth Ksycki, OSB

Oblate Day labora saw Oblates Florrie Dammer, Susan Lawhorn, Pat Hartmann, and Susan Ramiro directed by Sister Stefanie MacDonald begin assembling the monastery van for the Sisters’ Christmas Program.   Continue Reading

Finding God amid a Lesser Spirit of Fear


By Amy Carr

In my early 20’s, my inner ears pricked up over a certain theme I kept noticing in spiritual writers ranging from evangelical Christian Walter Wink to Zen Buddhists I was reading for class:

The potential we see in the worst of human behavior lies within each of us as well.  Continue Reading