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Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 29, 2020

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My community is having a virtual BBQ this year. (No surprise.) Check it out:  http://bitly.ws/9bHq    

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Nuggets from a Retreat on Marian Artwork

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 29, 2020

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My annual retreat this year was via Zoom and presented by Father Terry Grachanin, an artist. The topic was Marian art through the ages. Some concepts were new to me, and I thought they might be new to you too. So in this post I will share a few of them. The retreat was in […]

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Staying Positive During COVID-19

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 15, 2020

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A Sunday church bulletin offered the following suggestions for staying sane and happy (or at least not depressed) while living through our present ordeal. I thought they were worth sharing with you: Limit your intake. You could watch 24-hour news channels, listen to dire warnings on the radio, or visit countless websites and be bombarded […]

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Funny Cartoons During COVID-19

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 8, 2020

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Every day I’ve been posting humorous cartoons on Facebook. Several people have told me how much they enjoy them. We need something to lighten our spirits when it is easy to be overwheled with bad news. In case you are not my “friend” on Facebook, this week I’m providing thirty of the funniest cartoons for […]

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Ten Occupations in COVID Isolation

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 1, 2020

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When I was a child, my mom was fortunate to own a green book called What Can I Do Now, Mother? It was filled with creative projects to keep a child busy and out of her hair. Without it, the four of us kids would have spent many days bored and whining. Nowadays do you […]

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Laughter, the Best Medicine

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 24, 2020

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Isn’t it amazing how during ordeals, people still find or create something to laugh about? Look at the number of jokes, cartoons, and puns on Facebook nowadays! I was going to write a post on laughter because in these times we need it. Then I remembered I had already written one. So here it is, […]

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Devilish Distractions

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 17, 2020

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Once at a Christmas party while we were dining, my three-year-old grandnephew stood at the table crying hard. My brother-in-law said to him, “Go get Grandpa a cookie.” Instantly the little boy stopped bawling and went off in search of a cookie. My brother-in-law commented to me, “Your sister taught me how to distract him […]

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Heart of Jesus: Sacred and Human

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 10, 2020

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Today I finished writing a book about God’s love for us and our love for God and sent it off to a publisher. In the process I learned a few things. Because we are in the month of June, which is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, let’s focus on the love of Jesus for us. […]

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Holy Spirit and Pentecost

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 3, 2020

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In honor of Pentecost, the celebration of the Holy Spirit’s presence in the Church, here is the introduction to my newest book: The Holy Spirit: Font of Love, Life, and Power. Introduction At first I was tempted to title this book “The Holy Spirit: Our Superhero.” Since the 1930s, people have been intrigued with superheroes […]

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A Saint for Our Time: St. Julie Billiart

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 20, 2020

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Many people have never heard of St. Julie Billiart. She happens to be the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame and the spiritual mother of us Coesfeld Notre Dames. I remember in grade school praying for her canonization, which occurred fifty years ago. In honor of that anniversary, we Chardon SNDs had planned a […]

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