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Going the Extra Mile (Especially in Lent)

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 24, 2021

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This morning I saw a commercial for a car inviting people to “go the extra mile.” Now that is a good slogan for a Christian. After all, Jesus taught us disciples, “If anyone wants to sue you and take you coat, give your cloak as well; and if anyone forces you to go one mile, […]

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Perseverance to Mars and Heaven During Lent

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 17, 2021

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On February 18, 2021, the rover Perseverance is to land on Mars and collect samples. This achievement is the result of NASA’s perseverance. Perseverance, or persistence, is a virtue. Its partner patience is a fruit of the Holy Spirit. Perseverance takes courage, a gift of the Holy Spirit. How is your New Year’s resolution going? […]

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The Greatest Love of All

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 10, 2021

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Today I saw this posted on Facebook: “The sweetest time of the day is when you pray because you’re talking to the one who loves you the most.” Valentine’s Day is a good time to reflect on God’s love for us. We all crave to be loved. Sometimes we need to know we are loved […]

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Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 3, 2021

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Check out Sister Doreen’s poetry books on Amazon:  A Buffet of Poems to Savor, Enjoy, and Pray; 100 Haiku: Light Pierces Darkness; and The Mysteries of the Rosary.  Stay well!

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Poems for Poetry Lovers and Others (Repeat)

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 3, 2021

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(This post was unavailable for some time last week due to technological problems, so I’m repeating it.) Even if you are not a fan of poetry, I think you would enjoy Sister Mary Doreen’s poems. When she died this year, she left behind a legacy of more than 300 of them. They are simple and […]

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Some Uplifting Thoughts for Trying Times

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 13, 2021

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Last week Amy Cattapan interviewed me about my newest book A Love Affair with God: Twelve Traits. It was the first time I was interviewed live with my face (and my apartment) showing. The interview is now on youtube. A friend who watched it commented that it was “a grand slam.” When I thanked Amy […]

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Joseph, the Silent Saint Gets His Year

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 6, 2021

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Pope Francis declared this year “the year of St. Joseph.” It’s about time! Joseph can teach us many things. Long ago I heard a bishop recount in a homily how at Christmas his mother would set up the Nativity scene at their house. Every year she would take the stable and figurines out of the […]

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A Mentally Healthy New Year Review

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on December 30, 2020

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The end of a year is a good time to look back and assess the 365 past days. The year 2020 is generally considered a terrible year, one that we will be glad to be rid of. Everyone has experienced disappointments if not suffering during this unprecedented time. Psychologists recommend ending each day with a […]

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Season of Love: Divine Intimacy

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on December 23, 2020

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As promised, here is the first chapter of my book “A Love Affair with God: Twelve Traits.” Merry Christmas! 1 An Unlikely Couple To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him, the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement. ~ St. Augustine Do you ever lie awake at […]

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God’s Amazing Love at Christmas: Divine Intimacy

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on December 16, 2020

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Christmas is a celebration of God’s love: “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son.” Just in time for Christmas I finished writing “A Love Affair with God: Twelve Traits.” Although one publisher considered the book “too romantic,” I was guided by St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila, […]

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