hope, resurrection
Apr 24, 2022

Today's post comes from one of our frequent retreat presenters, Fr. Michael Schleupner. Let's read his timely insight about hope from the resurrection and how we can carry it with us today, even as we hear of more devastating news each day. Easter Hope Dear Friends, With the Russian invasion of Ukraine and all the human tragedy happening there, this Easter turns my inner spirit to hope. Easter, the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection, inspires hope in me. I see ... Continue reading...

peace
Mar 16, 2022

The Global Sisters Report has been featuring news directly from sisters who are in Ukraine. These first-hand reports offer a new dimension of the reality that everyone in this war-stricken area is facing. Click here to read a recent post. We've included the video below from the same report, taken during the pilgrimage that they reference. Our hearts are heavy, yearning to do more for those suffering. Please pray with us. Peace I leave with you; ... Continue reading...

prayer for Ukraine
Mar 9, 2022

Our hearts are heavy with the news that's released daily about the war in Ukraine. During a staff meeting last week, our Guest Services Manager, Rose Kurtz, offered this prayer that she discovered. Maybe you have recently lifted up a similar prayer? Will you join us in prayer too? Prayer for peace in Ukraine Holy and Gracious God We pray for the people of Ukraine and the people of Russia; for their countries and their leaders. We pray for ... Continue reading...

prayers for Ukraine
Feb 25, 2022

The people of Ukraine are on our minds today. It's difficult to grasp what they must be going through, what they must be feeling. It's easy to feel helpless from across the globe, but we can all help by praying. Pope Francis said, “I invite everyone to make March 2, Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting for peace. I encourage believers in a special way to devote themselves intensely to prayer and fasting on that ... Continue reading...