Day: December 20, 2012

The Real Story of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

Anybody that knows me or follows me on twitter will tell you, I LOVE the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. I live only 15 minutes from their motherhouse convent in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Most Sunday evenings, you will find me sitting in the back of the chapel, listening to their angelic voices …

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Recapture the Meaning of Some Christmas Traditions

As a half-German, half-Hispanic American, whose family held onto many traditions, I have a strong sense of their value. Even though many of my family”s traditions may have been modified to better suit our time and needs, an emphasis was always put on our reception of what we do from our predecessors. We do not …

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The Gift of Celibacy – Its Meaning Today

If you mention the word “celibacy” on your local street corner today, you will probably not get a favorable response. It will more than likely spark a conversation about recent tabloid news involving sex scandals, homosexuality, or other negative publicity. Or, it may conjure up images of monasteries, cobblestone streets, and oil filled lamps. And …

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