By Sister Barbara Jean Wajda When St. Marianne Cope served the people of the Sandwich/Hawaiian Islands, she was affectionately known as Mother Marianne, a name still used today by the remaining patients and Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Mother Marianne’s multiple virtues can all be summed up in one phrase — unconditional [...]
Sister Miriam Joseph Teresi, Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities: Morning grounds: coffee and prayer – Hawaii Catholic Herald
VIRIDITAS: SOUL GREENING Interviewed by Sister Malia Dominica Wong, O.P. Hawaii Catholic Herald I taught school for 24 years, worked in the parish for 26, and ministered in the hospital for 13 years. Working in the parish, my mornings were filled with visiting the elderly; my evenings were busy with RCIA class, working with the [...]
On February 11, the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Blessed Mother Mary appeared in France to Bernadette Soubirous. The Blessed Mother asked that we pray for the conversion of sinners. Lourdes is now one of the favored places for Catholics to visit and pray. Pope John Paul wrote a beautiful prayer in honor [...]
by Roberta S. Smith, OSF Come, Lord Jesus! Is the ancient prayer of Advent down through the ages! Let it be our prayer this year too! Let Jesus the Son of God be born anew in our hearts which are continually hungry for the “Good News”. Come, Lord Jesus, renew our patience so we can [...]
FEAST OF ST. LUCY – DECEMBER 13th By Sister Ann Helene, OSF The feast of St. Lucy is celebrated each year on December 13. Lucy lived on the island of Sicily around the year 300 and is considered one of the early martyrs; the Roman Emperor Diocletian put her to death, because of her faith. [...]
Dear God, We ask you to protect all those suffering from the wildfires in California. • Help those who have lost their homes, to find a place to live • Help those who have lost a loved one, to find peace in You • Help those injured, to heal • Help all firefighters, to continue [...]
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