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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.

A Reflection of St. Francis and Creation

The Season of Creation officially concluded Oct. 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. It is fitting that…

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The Voice of Mary Frances Clarke

Mary Frances Clarke speaks to me. Though I am sure I would delight in the lilt of her Irish brogue, her voice usually sounds more…

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Season of Creation: A Call for Environmental Justice

The Season of Creation began Sept. 1 and continues through Oct. 4, the Feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of ecology. In 2015, another…

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Feast of the birthday of Mary brings memories, hope

Like most feast days of Mary, her birthday on Sept. 8 has a long tradition in our BVM congregation.  From simple festivities on the prairie…

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Who will speak?

Faces of the seven children and infants who have died in the U.S. Government detention centers haunt me. Their photos hung in a cage at…

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The Assumption of Mary: The Mystery

August 15, the Assumption of Mary—I’ve always wondered about this holy day. As a child, I imagined Mary floating into the clouds similar to Mary…

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