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Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

Honor the tradition but expand the understanding. That’s what religions must do right now if they hope to be helpful to humans in the years ahead. – Neale Donald Walsch, Tomorrow’s God On this Feast of Catherine, we look back on her life in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”

Doors of Perception

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley

Wisdom

This month the subject is Wisdom.¬† And today we begin with a quote that set the tone for all of our congregation’s Chapter (our meeting at which the sisters gather to discern our direction): Wisdom stands at the door and waits.

On the Feast of Saint Catherine

To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time. – St. Catherine of Siena  

The Feast of Catherine of Siena

Today is the Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena (Dominican Saint, born in 1347). She wrote, “Love transforms one into what one loves.” (Dialogue¬†60) Reflections: Into whom or what will we be transformed? How would we like to be transformed? What am I doing… Continue Reading “The Feast of Catherine of Siena”

Wisdom of Catherine of Siena

All the way to heaven is heaven. – Catherine of Siena

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas – An Epiphany

The twelve days of Christmas come to an end on January 6, and the season of [Ordinary Time] begins. But Epiphany not only ends Christmas, it also fulfills it by celebrating the revelation of the Christ to the whole world. The coming of Incarnate… Continue Reading “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas – An Epiphany”

Why Are We Content to Simply Wait for Heaven?

We are reminded by Henry David Thoreau to be attentive now: Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” And Catherine of Siena, the Dominican Saint, said centuries before him that, All the way to heaven is heaven.” Why wait?!

How Will I Know the Right Time and Place?

From Saint Catherine of Siena, a Dominican Saint and Doctor of the Church To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time. Perhaps . . . now is the time to open that door… Continue Reading “How Will I Know the Right Time and Place?”