Refresh Your Spirit It’s good to step back from the cares of the day and accept refreshment for our souls. One of the characteristics of Notre Dame spirit is celebrating the goodness of God in everyday life. Sister Jon Julie Sullivan’s photographs and reflections make us look more closely at the ordinary things we see.
by Sr. Kay McMullen, SND In 1986, I joined the staff at Notre Dame’s House of Prayer and Villa Angelica in Carmel. At about the same time, Monterey County had its first diagnosed case of AIDS. In those days, we still weren’t really sure how HIV/AIDS was communicated; in fact, there was still disagreement about
by Sr. Margaret Hoffman, SND, Justice & Peace Coordinator After the solemnity of Lent, Easter Week unfolds in a glow of light with the fragrance of lilies and spring flowers to renew hope and refresh the soul. The mourning doves are back claiming their nest by the front door–new life soon to emerge. Our worldview
By Sr. Veronica Skillin, SND Easter time is upon us, and we are surrounded by familiar signs and symbols of renewed life: tree branches dotted with graceful blossoms, fragile tender shoots peeking through dark soil, baby birds pecking their way through protective shells. Sunlight increases; delicate colors surround us. Indeed, all creation seems to throb