Category: Vocations

I Love Being a Nun!

While this post is entitled, “I Love Being a Nun!”, actually I am a sister. Nuns are those who are cloistered and primarily involved in the ministry of prayer. Those of us who are sisters are involved in apostolic ministry – and that’s a…

Transfiguration and First Vows

On Sunday afternoon Sister Colleen McDermott, OP will make her First Profession of Vows as a Dominican Sister of San Rafael. She is delighted that the Gospel reading of the day from Mark 9:2-10 is about Jesus’ Transfiguration. Jesus’ disciples saw him on the…

Even Jesus’ Family Thought He Was Mad

In today’s Gospel (Mark 3:20-21) we read: Jesus came with his disciples into the house. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, “He is…

Walk this Way

Today is the Feast of Saint Luke; the Gospel of Luke is attributed to him.  We read today from that Gospel: Jesus said to them, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the mast of the harvest to send out…