I Am the Way

by Sr. Kay McMullen, SND I am the way. I am the temple’s veil split open into uncharted wilderness. Water is wine now. The crippled limb is whole and the poor own the Kingdom. I am the empty tomb where failures are broken apart and your sorrows split open into resurrection and life.,

Yes

by Sr. Kay McMullen, SND With Mary, I say "yes." (Luke 1:26-28) The light is pale, gray. Windtosses the branches of the redwoods up the hill.Here, more protected, the oaks are quietuntil a stirring, then calm again. Everything–wet, green and graybut sweet with the scent of rain.For a moment I know something greatsomething new is

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Could It Be?

By Sr. Kay McMullen, SND Could it be enough to stop the doing? Could it be enough only to take time to sit here? Could it be enough to stop and sit here to watch a bird to learn to see a tree? Could it be enough just to say thanks?

Longing to Break Out

Longing to Break Out

Photo and text by Sr. Jon Julie Sullivan, SND Zoos are not places I like to visit. Over the years it has dawned on me that not all zoos have fences and cages and we wild people are often in the crowd. But a friend needed pictures for her art work and we went to

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Sr. Edna Maier

Sr. Edna Maier (Chesapeake Province) has found many opportunities to serve God’s people by getting off the bus. She got off the bus of eight years of teaching high school math to follow the call to teach math at Norfolk State University, a predominately black college, which lasted seven years.  This brought her to a

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Blessed are you when they insult you…

Blessed are you when they insult you…

Dorothy, they did speak lies about you, and persecute you and eventually murder you. They tried to silence you, but through your death, you became the “seed that fell to the ground.” And your passion for the earth and love for the poor has sprouted! Your life and work are known worldwide and continue to provide a spotlight on injustice in the

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Next Steps After the Novena

We hope the past nine days of reflection on the Beatitudes and Sr. Dorothy Stang have provided heart-affirming words and ideas for ways that we all can bring more peace and justice in our world. Here are some ideas for followup: Tell us what you thought! Share your reflections and comments. Learn more about Sr. Dorothy

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Your Reponse to the Online Novena

As you read, reflect and pray through the nine days of the Remembering Sr. Dorothy Stang Novena, we hope you will share with us your reflections, comments and actions. If you would like to share your thoughts with us, but not with the whole world, please email them to Monica May at monica.may@sndden.org Click Reply

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