Inspired by something her dear friend asked Sr. Alice the day before she passed away, the book is a collection of Sr. Alice’s poems written over a period of time, and often reflective of questions that creep into our ordinary lives as we make our way in the day’s challenging climate.
In the hustle and bustle of our lives we are often challenged to pause and discover “thin places.” As referred to by Celtic Christians, thin places are those rare locales where the veil between heaven and earth is lifted.
Sr. Lori DeGiorgio’s We Walk the Road Together invites you deep into the hard experiences of people seeking a safe and more hopeful life in the United States. The photos of migrants’ poignant moments seem to mirror those of Jesus on his road to Calvary.
We all know what it is to be afraid. Yet God’s voice in the Gospel is constant, “Do not be afraid,” “Fear not.” It is our hope that these reflections will help each of us hear and believe those words urging us to replace fear with an acknowledgment of God’s loving presence and will expand our capacity for compassion.
The Fruit of His Compassion is the first, full-length biography about Mother Mary Veronica, the Foundress of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion, and a vital and influential figure during the dynamic expansion and growth of the Roman Catholic Church in the second half of the nineteenth century.