Charity Reflections

Spiritual reflections by Sisters and Associates

To Heaven on Horseback

To Heaven on Horseback

“If only we keep courage, we will go to heaven on horseback instead of idling and creeping along.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Collected Writings [CW] 2:156) St. Elizabeth Ann is looking toward the sunset, pondering heaven. At second glance, Betty looks to have mounted...

May 17, 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 17, 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 8: 5–8,14–17; Psalm 66; 1 Peter 3:15–18; John 14:15–21 Fifty years ago today I professed my final vows as a Sister of Charity. Like generations of women before me, I committed myself to live in poverty, celibate chastity and obedience for life,...

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