The Journey of Justice

Pope Francis through his words and actions calls us to reflect upon justice as part of our everyday thinking and action. To remind us of our on-going commitment to issues of immigration, human trafficking and care of God’s creation, Mary Lou Kownacki, OSB offers some...

May 26: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, God is good and I was able to spend the weekend with 4 wonderful women who are discerning religious life. I want to share with you one of the pieces of a prayer service we experienced while we were together. Sister Mindy had prepared for us some...
Family Retreat in Grand Prairie, TX

Family Retreat in Grand Prairie, TX

Nazareth Retreat Center and Jesus the Good Shepherd Convent in Grand Prairie, TX hosted a family retreat for a local parish on Saturday, May 21. There were over 60 participants including parents and children ranging from 1 year old to 23 years old. Ten Sisters and 2...

May 19: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Many of you know that I love to share inspirational quotes that I get off of Facebook and other sources. Well, here is one I took from a Facebook posting that I think will resonate with many of you. Just enjoy it, and if it leads you to a good place,...

Midwest, Texas Associates celebrate May crownings

Members of the Midwest Association of the Holy Family gathered on Sunday, May 1, to pray, reflect and celebrate Mary, our Mother and Queen. Prior to the crowning ceremony, Sr. Michael Marie shared a beautiful reflection on “Mary, the Un-doer of Knots,” encouraging the...

Visiting Ghana with Mother Jana

Mother Jana Zawieja, CSFN Superior General, recently shared photos and notes of her latest visit to Ghana with CSFNs around the globe. In Ghana, our sisters minister in schools in Sunyani and Yamfo. Here are some of those photos and notes from M. Jana’s visit to...

May 12: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Last Sunday we celebrated Mother’s Day and I am sure that all of you in some way honored the woman whom you call Mother. Whether she is living or deceased I know in my heart you remembered her. I choose to write about this as I had a humbling experience...

May 4: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, God really has a sense of humor and is so looking after me. I woke up this morning saying ‘what am I going to do? I don’t have a thought for this week’s Wednesday reflection’. Nothing was coming and so I went down for prayers and Mass and put it on the...