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Sister Noreen Terrault, CSJP – Gratitude & Thanksgiving

I was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the second of three girls to Mary and Emile Terrault. We lived on a farm, North of Edmonton; we had a few cattle, pigs, horses, chickens, ducks, a garden and several hundred acres of grain, wheat, oats, barley or canola. 698 more words

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Variety's the spice of life, mix it in with 'Spoons'

Saturday evening, I biked five blocks to a private home for a gathering of the St. Michael’s (Church) Young Adult Group.  I have participated in several of their events in the past, but this time it was for an ethnically themed, potluck-style dinner, “Mexican Night.”  The evening was complete with taco fixings, margaritas, enchilada bake, mariachi background music and a horse piñata. 314 more words

Cross prayers...reflecting on a beautiful custom

Having come of age after the promulgation of the computer and during the expansion of the internet, I am prone to do my research online.  So, when I decided to write an article on the Cross Prayers, I went online to see what I could discover about the history of this beloved custom of ours.   207 more words

Sister Lucille Durso, CSJP – Taps on the Shoulder

I sit here waiting for the Holy Spirit to tap my shoulder and inspire me to write of my journey over these past 60 years . 879 more words

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Sister Francena Dodd, CSJP – Joy and Unthinkable Thoughts

At the tender age of twenty I had my future all planned. The convent was the furthest thought from my mind. My youngest sister entered the convent in Cabra, Ireland, and a month or so later – WHAM! 355 more words

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A Rose by any name

I was thinking this morning of Sister Rose Francois, FSPA, my great-great aunt. My friend Julia is making final profession today as an FSPA Sister.  But I’ve also just found myself thinking more and more of Sister Rose of late, even though of course she’s not a person I ever knew. 666 more words

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Sister Nancy Meister, CSJP – Living, Working, Playing and Praying

Having been referred to as one of “the young sisters” for all of my CSJP life, it does not seem possible that I am celebrating 50 years of living, working, praying and playing with all of you. 717 more words

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