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April 18, 2007

I really enjoyed the writer Chris Borrelli’s take on this subject. He did a fine job of highlighting not the novelty of nuns on the Internet but who we are as women religious and that what we do is ministry.

April 17, 2007

Let us take a moment of silence and hold in our hearts the Virginia Tech community…

April 5, 2007

I had an unexpected phone call yesterday from a producer at CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. At first I thought maybe they were looking for Meredith Vieira, but no, it was for me. On Fridays they do a segment called Assignment America where viewers choose the story that they want CBS news coorespondent Steve Hartman to cover.

April 2, 2007

This morning I woke up at 1:50 a.m. ready to go. I’m not sure why as I am a solid 8 hour sleeper. I tried going back to sleep but no luck. So I laid there and thought about how the young boy Samuel was awakened several times during the night thinking it was the priest Eli.

April 1, 2007

Yesterday the interview I had with Scott Simon aired. I must say, it is very strange hearing oneself on the radio.

March 28, 2007

I am regularly asked about stereotypes that people have about nuns and how, prior to becoming a nun myself, those stereotypes were busted for me.

March 26, 2007

I had my first bicycle ride of the season. Yesterday was a spectacular day here in Chicago. I think the temp got up to at least 70 F. The sun was shining, the sky was blue. What’s not to love?

March 13, 2007

Who knew that my favorite beer would be newsworthy? Papers across the globe are fascinated with my comment about beer in the Chicago Tribune interview. Maybe I’ll get some endorsement requests from Harp. Or maybe I’ll start a beer column on my blog and review beers that people send to me! I am kidding, though it is tempting.

March 9, 2007

I was recently interviewed by Scott Simon of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Saturday. Scott had all sorts of interesting questions for me about my life as a nun, my blog, and my work at Loyola Press. I’m not sure how much of it will air, but it certainly was a great conversation.

February 21, 2007

Today begins the awesome and holy season of Lent. When Ash Wednesday hits we tend to think, “O no, now I have to give something up.” But Ash Wednesday and Lent are so much more than that. It is a time of preparation, a time of freeing ourselves from the things that bind us and moving into a deeper relationship with God, our family and friends, and the Church community.

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