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By Sr. Mary Garascia, C.P.P.S.

 The Noah’s Ark story, says Franciscan Richard Rohr, has an element most people never notice: after the animals enter the ark, God closes them in together (Gen 7:16)-- God puts all the natural animosities, all the opposites together, and holds them in one place.

Read more: Carrying our darknesses as we walk to the light

By Sr. Mary Garascia

 May is the month when we remember our mothers on Mother’s Day (May 14) and when we remember our war dead on Memorial Day (May 31st). For us Catholics, remembering and memorials are part of our faith. Our Eucharist is a memorial. So let’s explore this word memorial a bit more!

Read more: Memorials help us promote a more God-filled culture

By Sr. Mary Garascia, C.P.P.S.

 June 11, Trinity Sunday, is a solemn Feast Day in our liturgical calendar. What this doctrine of Trinity means is very difficult to say! Theologian Elizabeth Johnson says that the

Read more: The Holy Trinity – from abstract concept to lived reality

By Sr. Mary Garascia, C.P.P.S.

 Not long ago I saw the movie “Hidden Figures.” Besides the main storyline in this film about the men and women working for NASA to put our man on the moon, a noteworthy subtext was the sense of community and purpose the characters all had. 

Read more: Lent calls us to be a community of believers

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