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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.

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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Dad’s Presence Felt Every Day

Associate Pat Maddux with his son and father.  This will be my first Father’s Day without my dad. Clyde’s battle with Alzheimer’s ended in September.…

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World Environment Day: Ponder the Beauty of God’s Trees

One of the many flowering trees at Mount Carmel Trees I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree…

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Teaching Trust in God: A Mother’s Day Reflection

What is the meaning of mother? A mother is a female parent; mothers nurture and mother children. It’s also a term for an elderly woman…

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