(Great Bend, KS) Thanks to the amazing support of our wonderful benefactors and hard work of Sisters, Associates, friends, family and other volunteers, the Annual Mission Bazaar held on November 14, 2015, was an overwhelming success. Continue reading →
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A few years before she died, my sister Judy became a great fan of the Oprah Winfrey Show. She taped episodes during the week and then watched them on weekends. One episode in particular caught her attention and she followed the recommendation to start an “I am Grateful” journal. The expectation was that every day she would write down the ten things she was grateful for that day. Continue reading →
Dominican Sister of Peace Catherine Platt, OP, died at Mount Carmel East Hospital (Columbus, OH) on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. She was born in 1951 in Philadelphia, PA. In 1979 she entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de’ Ricci, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. She made her first profession of vows in 1982. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Religious Studies from Villanova University, Villanova, PA. Continue reading →
One of my favorite stories about gratitude centers on Ethel Goldberg (a fictitious character). Ethel was a proud grandmother and always looked forward to visits from her grandson David. Nine-year-old David lived in New York and flew to see his grandmother in Miami once a year. Ethel prepared for his visit by packing a picnic lunch that they would take to the beach. Continue reading →
This week we celebrate Thanksgiving Day as a National Holiday and truly a holy day reminding us to be aware of all God’s gifts and inviting us to gather with others in friendship and peace to give thanks for all the ways we have been so richly blessed. A Gratitude Week! Continue reading →