April is a time of transformation and renewal: Seeds sprout, rain cascades and birds chirp. With all that Mother Earth contends with, we, as humans, need to do our part to nurture and celebrate the planet.
Sister Mary Ellen Burns was recently featured in Missions Today magazine. The article touches on her many achievements as a teacher and religious educator as well as being awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope Francis.
On November 15, Faith Connections launched its first book, Portraits of Faith, a collection of essays from young adult Catholics. At the launch party, guests and authors mingled and enjoyed refreshments together. Please click here to see photos of the event.
Since 2002, December 12 has been the National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples. Let us pray for and with our First Nations People in Canada, asking God to bless them on this day and all days.
I always wanted to be a nurse, but a stronger desire grew within me — that of responding to God's love by becoming a Sister of St. Joseph. I studied nursing; later I taught nursing and loved to teach the students about caring for patients at the bedside, in the nursery and operating room. Many still keep in touch.