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We invite you to Walk With Us as BVM sisters and associates share their reflections on spirituality, our daily life, and the charism of the BVM community as expressed in our core values: freedom, education, charity and justice. We welcome you to share your comments, your reflections and your questions.

Be Audaciously Peaceful

The Audacity of Hope was a book written by former President Barack Obama 14 years ago. At that time I thought it was a very…

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Jubilee Blessings and Gifts

Terese Shinners, BVM Share in the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of 17 Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary by watching a Eucharistic…

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Feast of the Assumption Brings Hope and Comfort During Anxious Times

. . . For today the Virgin Mother of God was assumed into heaven as the beginning and image of your Church’s coming to perfection…

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Peace on Purpose

“Lord, make me a channel of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow your love.” These heartfelt words from the popular prayer attributed…

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Inspires Courageous Serenity

On a hot August day nearly 20 years ago, I arrived at Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein, Ill., for my first day of teaching.…

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With Liberty And Justice For All

“Oh freedom, oh freedom, oh freedom over me. And before I’d be a slave, I’d be buried in my grave and go home to my…

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