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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.

Reflection: Cultivating Compassion

In the midst of a whirlwind of change, it’s necessary to stop and take care of yourself. Continuing columns by Associate Katie Anders explore how…

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A Beautiful Day Welcoming the Peace Boat

The Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat visited Dubuque, Oct. 9 as part of a series of local events to raise awareness about the danger of nuclear…

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Pondering: A Quiet Light in Every Heart

There is a quiet light that shines in every heart. It draws no attention to itself though it is always there . . . John…

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October 4 is a GREAT DAY!!!!

We celebrate Mary Frances Clarke, the Foundress of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She was a Franciscan Tertiary—a person who lives…

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Labor Day: A Time to Advocate for Just Wages

Isabelle, the 13-year-old daughter of one our employees, was looking into getting a part-time job.  Her starting pay would be the Federal Minimum Wage of…

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Summer Reflection: Choosing Joy

Associate Grace Mendez celebrates her birthday with great company and good food.  Don’t you just love summer? Barbeques, baseball, vacations! Now that I am mostly…

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