Monthly Archives: April 2013

Embracing Love

On April 28th our community, the School Sisters of St. Francis, celebrates Foundresses Day.   Our three foundresses sailed from Schwarzach, Germany to the United States and eventually  settled in New Cassel, Wisconsin which is now Campbellsport on April 28, 1873.    They were young women … Continue reading

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Embracing Moments of Beauty

They are street names I recognize.  An area I enjoyed many years ago.  A friend and I, both in graduate school in the Boston area and great walkers, often walked through the Boston Commons and Boston Gardens and along the … Continue reading

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Embracing Freedon

When I was growing up our parents often talked about “peer pressure”.   You may remember the famous saying in response to the fact that so and so was going to do something:  “And if they jumped off a bridge, … Continue reading

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Embracing the Path of Life

The day was one of the warmest we had as winter tried to turn to spring.  It was Holy Saturday.  I was feeling more like Good Friday as I sorted through the various reflections taking place in my heart. I decided to … Continue reading

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