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Opening the Christmas Gift

Blog Published: December 25, 2019

Beyond the trees and tinsel and light…beyond the gifts of family and friends…beyond everything around us is a silent, fresh Presence, awakening in us today in new and deeper ways.

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM

Sharing Incarnation

Blog Published: December 24, 2018

By incarnating, Jesus raised the dignity and preciousness of our own human form. He became enfleshed to share fully our human experience of being in a body.

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM

AS191 Ask Sister - Advent glowsaries light up Ohio, praying to a distant God, grinch-fearing Grandma

Podcast Recorded: December 7, 2016

A new trend aglow in Ohio--the glowsary. Can prayer make God more distant vs. closer? Grandma worries that grandkids have no Christ in Christmas.

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It's (Still) Christmas!

Blog Published: December 28, 2014

You didn’t think we were done, did you? Nay, friends! We have traveled together kindling our Hope for the Coming Savior, and now we are a few days past the feast, but not past the celebration!

Merry Christmas 2013

Blog Published: December 24, 2013

Have a wonder-filled and blessed Christmas!

What nuns talk about at parties

Blog Published: December 27, 2012

When was the last time you were at a party with lots of nuns? For those who’ve had little or no experience with that, here’s the inside scoop based on my Christmas day.

Lights Before Christmas

Blog Published: December 18, 2012

Holy Toledo has quite a light show for the holidays! This past weekend we took the nun mobile out for a roll around town to see the lights. We found two spectacular light shows — Light-a-Palooza by a home owner near Olde Town and Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo.

Some fave Advent resources for prayer and reflection

Blog Published: December 6, 2012

The countdown to Christmas is on! I’m reminded of this daily by the flood of discount coupons in my email and online pop-up ads warning that there’s only a few shopping days left til Christmas.