Category Archives: spiritual director

I’ve been back for a while from my monastic visit which occurred August 7th through the 10th; I only took two days off from work. While I had a nice time with the sisters and doing some of their work … Continue reading

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A Phone Conversation

I received a letter last Monday, the 16th, from Mother superior informing me that I should really call the Novice Mistress, or if that’s inconvenient, to email her. The irony is that I sent a letter because there was no … Continue reading

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Oh, St. Joseph!

Do you have an absolute favorite saint? Perhaps you pray to him/her, wear their medal & frequently ask help. And there’s the other saint who surprises you. Seemingly out of nowhere. My favorites are Ss. Anthony, Benedict & Michael I … Continue reading

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High Price for Vocation

I’m approxiamately 2 weeks away from submitting my application for entrance to the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. I’m waiting to set up a time with my Spiritual Director to review it and get the physical exam done … Continue reading

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Life After Midterms

Three out of four projects done isn’t too bad. It’s been emotionally exhausting and I can barely think, at least not critically. To illustrate, I’m usually the life of Bible study, but not tonight. But God knows me all too … Continue reading

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