Actively caring for the Earth with spiritual motivation

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Pope Francis calls us to become aware of and dare to turn what is happening to the world into our own personal suffering and, in so doing, discover what each of us can do about it. Like the young boy in the story, we have dared to let the pain of our Mother Earth penetrate our hearts.

Caring for the earth blog

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis!

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When you think of Saint Francis, what’s the first image that comes to mind? For me, it’s an image associated with nature, especially animals.

AS176 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, in Cottonwood, Idaho

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AS176 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 3, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Monastery of Saint Gertrude, in Cottonwood, Idaho.

Making Life and Death Pacts with Strangers

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As I look in my helmet mirror at the traffic coming behind me, feel the WHOOSH of the car driving by so close, and scan the horizon for cars turning off or onto the road, I am acutely aware that my life is in the hands of total strangers.

AS167 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis, Sylvania, Ohio

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AS167 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 20, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of Sylvania, Ohio.