9 Aug 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Patricia Graham, CND

As very young children, my brother and I would dress up and play we were a priest and religious sister. At the time who would have thought that the pretend would become a reality for both of us! I feel very fortunate to have been...
13 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Ona B. Bessette, CND

IN THE MOTHER HOUSE OF THE CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME, these words of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys are presented in French, English, Japanese, and Spanish in a small oratory containing the ashes of her heart. Sitting in prayer there, I...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RENEW AND REBUILD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

We’re underway! We’ve signed contracts with PASCOM SOUND to conclude the upgrading of the sound system in the church. This involves a great deal of digital programing, and the installation of two major speakers (one is 15 feet long and...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Betty King, CND

One of Marguerites’s dreams in coming to the New World was to educate children. Achieving this goal led her on a long and circuitous journey, one that was filled with surprises, challenges, and contradictions, a journey that enabled her...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Ann Marie Strileckis, CND

I am currently the Pastoral Associate at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, CT. This is a position that I knew in grace would be the culmination of my teaching in schools in New York City and Chicago and then in parishes in Kentucky...