Figuring out God’s call is not an easy equation. For me, it is a life-long journey unfolding day-by-day. When I think about my vocation story, it’s always one answer to two questions: what brought me to the Dominicans and what makes me stick with it? Continue reading →
KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA – Unseasonable cold and rutted roads did not prevent people from attending the commissioning of the Ikuzeh Livingkindness Centre for Learning on January 27, 2016. The Centre for Learning came about through the collaboration of the local community, Hope for the Village Child Foundation and the Livingkindness Foundation. Dominican Sister of Peace Rita Schwarzenberger, OP, is a longtime missionary in Nigeria and currently manages Hope for the Village Child. Continue reading →
If you are reading this, please tell me, do you ever have enough time in your life? If you said “yes,” let me know how, please! Our lives are pretty much controlled by time: good time, bad time; time clocks, time cards; day time, night time; wasted time, precious time; and my personal favorite, “free” time, just to name a few. Continue reading →
Somewhere in the Guinness Book of World Records the current Congress must appear with the largest number of attempts to repeal a piece of legislation. At last count there were 62 attempts to derail the Affordable Care Act (sometimes called Obamacare). One has to admit opponents in Congress are persistent!
“Now you are Christ’s body and individually parts of it. Some people God has designated in the church to be first apostles, second prophets, third teachers; then mighty deeds, then gifts of healing, assistance, administration and varieties of tongues.” – 1 Corinthians 12:27-28