Winner of Souls

When I entered Sacred Heart Monastery as a postulant in 1996, Sister Bernadette Sachs was in charge of the formation program for postulants and novices. At the same time, she was the Infirmarian as well, overseeing the care of the sick and the elderly. After reading the recent blog by…

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Yearning for God

We all have a yearning for God in our hearts, even those who claim they are not religious. The psalmist says it this way: O God, you are my God— it is you I seek! For you my body yearns; for you my soul thirsts, In a land parched, lifeless,…

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three magi on camels

What a Surprise!

I once had a car named Epiphania. (Yes, I name my cars.) Why “Epiphania?” It arrived on the Feast of the Epiphany, the feast of the manifestation of the Lord to the Gentiles. For me, this vehicle was a symbol of the manifestation of the Lord in my midst through…

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