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  • April 23: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, “This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!” What wonderful days we have just gone through, the essence of our faith. I just love the story of Mary Magdalene at the tomb. “Please sir, can you tell me where they have taken him?” “Mary, go …Read More

  • Some CSFN memories of April 23, 1989

    Many of our sisters from around the globe, particularly from the U.S. and Poland, were at the Vatican on April 23, 1989, for the beatification of Bl. Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd (Frances Siedliska), foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Here are a few of those memories, with a link …Read More

  • April 17: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, We are about to enter into the holiest of our seasons – our Paschal Triduum. My prayer is that with all our busy schedules we take the time to reflect on the mysteries of these next three days. This is what we are all about. Dying and rising, and bringing life to those …Read More

  • Sr. Marie Rose Kotz: Aug. 30, 1924-April, 12, 2014

    Sr. Marie Rose of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Rosalia Kotz, 89, died on April 12 in the 73rd year of her religious life, at Our Lady of Loreto Convent (Holy Family Manor), Pittsburgh, PA. The wake service will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 15 at Holy Family Manor Chapel, 301 Bellevue …Read More

  • April 10: Weekly Vocation Reflection

    Dear Friends, It is hard to believe we are reaching the end of Lent. Sunday’s readings speak about death and rising. We are getting ready for Holy Week. Although those themes are most appropriate for reflection, I want to share something else with you. I had the wonderful privilege of doing a Busy Student Retreat …Read More