Category Archives for "Community Contributors"

Apr 07

Opening Doors Lay Ministry: a new book by Franciscan Sister Pat Forster on Mexico Missions

By From the Heart | Community Contributors

Guest blogger Franciscan Sister Rose Mae Rausch is a co-founder of the Mexico Mission and wrote this reflection on Sister Pat’s new book. Sister Patricia Forster, Franciscan from Little Falls, Minnesota, has just published the book, Opening Doors Lay Ministry: Mexico Mission 2002-2017. Sister Pat writes from personal experience, where she and other Franciscans contributed […]

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Mar 06

Carrying the cross with Jesus

By From the Heart | Community Contributors

As we make our way through Lent, various themes are brought to our attention.  These include: repentance, healing, forgiveness, obedience and listening to God. As we approach Holy Week, however, the theme of the cross becomes ever more on our minds.  We recall that Jesus is headed for Jerusalem where He will suffer and die before rising again.  We are reminded, […]

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Oct 20

Just Wondering…

By From the Heart | Community Contributors

Are You incarnate, Jesus, in my face? in my actions? Do I radiate Your compassion to the news reports I don’t want to hear? the people who suffer? the child with hungry eyes and distended belly? the woman who is aging too fast, who loses her way yet wants to be her former self, small […]

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