Sr. Ellen Dunn, op

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PEACE BE WITH YOU: THE PEACE OF CHRIST

Since I am a member of the Dominican Sisters of Peace – a Congregation of Religious Sisters—Peace is a very important word in my personal vocabulary. I try to offer it to each person I [...]

2018-02-05T11:38:36+00:00February 1st, 2018|

LIVING BY FAITH . . .

It’s true that there is Faith and also faith – no capital letter. As Christians, we live every day by both of these realities. There is no escape. We have to believe somehow in every [...]

2018-01-24T14:31:29+00:00January 23rd, 2018|

WE PRAY TO THE LORD . . .

In this New Year, I read a marvelous quote from Fr. Dan Berrigan, SJ, who passed away sometime last year. He was a ‘big time’ Peace Advocate for most of his priesthood; he even went [...]

2018-01-24T14:31:20+00:00January 11th, 2018|

HEAVEN AND EARTH AWAIT

Heaven and earth both await the outcome of our Savior indwelling us and leading us closer to home in this holy holiday season of Christmas! Advent expectation draws us closer to this living mystery of [...]

2018-01-02T09:16:20+00:00December 21st, 2017|

A GREAT LIGHT SHINES IN OUR MIDST

The Christmas Scriptures remind us that Christ our Light has come into the world and, most important, remains in the world. With the change of daylight hours, we suddenly find ourselves immersed in darkness in [...]

2017-12-18T16:08:00+00:00December 14th, 2017|

DO UNTO OTHERS AS . . .

Complete this sentence for yourself and recall the ‘Golden Rule.’ It is clearly one of the few common ethical standards that Religions of the world honor and respect. It bears daily reflection in our global [...]

2017-11-30T11:20:49+00:00November 30th, 2017|

BEING THANKFUL – EVERYDAY!

We always need reminders about our ‘communal’ living and clearly thankfulness is one of these areas of need! We even have a national holiday to help us remember our practice of gratitude. But once a [...]

2017-11-30T10:12:31+00:00November 21st, 2017|

THE ANNUAL TIME CHANGE FOR FALL/WINTER

It’s an amazing thing – our ‘Time Change’ – every year we move our clocks back and forth meaninglessly. Happily, our smart phones do it for us now, so we can use that as a [...]

2017-11-07T16:07:53+00:00November 7th, 2017|

NOW, NOT LATER, IS THE TIME FOR GUN CONTROL

I am especially pleased with the most recent NCR editorial about gun control – obviously in the aftermath of the Las Vegas disaster so recent in our memories. The editorial staff really did its homework [...]

2017-10-19T14:26:47+00:00October 19th, 2017|

LAS VEGAS AND BEYOND . . .

In spite of the evil activity that took place recently in Las Vegas, it is important to remark upon its polar opposite which occurred even while the rapid-fire shooting took place. It became a kind [...]

2017-10-12T10:11:21+00:00October 9th, 2017|