The Seven Last Words

Today, we commemorate the entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem.  As we prayerfully prepare ourselves to enter into Holy Week, I offer here a reflection I wrote for Franciscans International which uses the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ as a meditation on the current global migration crisis.  By reflecting on the Passion of Christ … More The Seven Last Words

We need to talk.

I have continued to pray and reflect on the elections these past few days, which have been dark, heavy, and painful for me.  I have also reflected on my last post, which , in my panic, may have been said too prematurely, too hastily, without sitting in my pain and in others’ pain.  Although I believe … More We need to talk.

Sisters in Fraternity

One of the greatest blessings for me this past year have been the relationships I have formed with my fellow Sisters in religious life, especially the Poor Clares and the Franciscan Sisters. Throughout my Postulancy, I have journeyed with some of these amazing women along our path of following Christ in the example of Saints … More Sisters in Fraternity