Tag: catherine of siena

Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers

First Vespers are the Psalms that are recited in the evening before a feast. Tomorrow, April 29th is the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena. And April 28th just happens to be the anniversary of the day I made vows as a Dominican Sister… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers”

Transforming Love

“Love transforms one into what one loves.”– Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “Transforming Love”

Finding Rest

“The sun hears the fields talking about effortand the sun smiles, and whispers to me,“Why don’t the fields just  rest,for I am willing to do everything to help them grow?”Rest, my dears, in prayer.” – Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Finding Rest”

Are We Ever Far from God?

“God is closer to us than water is to a fish.” – Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for our online… Continue Reading “Are We Ever Far from God?”

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