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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.

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Looking Back and Moving Forward

December is a time to celebrate the Mother of God under the title of the Immaculate Conception, but it is also the time to recall…

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The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

On Dec. 8, the church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This feast was celebrated in some monasteries before the beginning of the eighth…

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BVM Network on Women’s Issues Explores Universe Story

Last weekend was my first BVM Network on Women’s Issues meeting and it was such a blessing. At the Felician Motherhouse in Chicago we explored…

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My Personal Journey as a BVM Sister: Marjorie M. Heidkamp, BVM

I have been a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary since 1952. I came from Chicago to Dubuque and entered the congregation at Mount Carmel at the age of 18 after 12 years of Catholic education.
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A Reflection on Columbus Day

A common myth that many of us were taught when we were in grade school is that in 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed across the ocean…

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