March 21, 2023

Mercy sister who is lifelong advocate for developmentally disabled to receive Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal 

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (OSV News) — Mercy Sister Rosemary Connelly, former executive director of Misericordia and lifelong advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2023 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given ...
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No Loss of Light

Reflect “A candle loses none of its own light when it lights another candle. It’s a great description of what happens to us when we extend ourselves to one another. Yes, we are at times fearful that we will lose ...
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Do We Like Complaining?

“I have no one to put me into the pool” (John 5:6). Today’s Gospel tells us that the man by the pool of Bethesda has been ill for thirty-eight years. He sounds a bit querulous as he lies there waiting ...
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Lent with St. Clare: Fourth Tuesday

St. Clare did not let chronic illness deter her from taking care of her fellow sisters who were ill, as well as some of Francis’ brothers in their times of need. Clare also cared for Francis near the end of ...
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