Laughter: God Waking UP

By Sister Virginia Joseph, RSHM. Los Angeles, California Sr. Virginia Joseph has been a member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for over 60 years. During the Amnesty Act in 1987, she was asked to volunteer as an English teacher to teach immigrants. Since then, Sr. Virginia has dedicated her time and

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THEN AND NOW

by Sister Gretchen Hailer, RSHM. Los Angeles, CA. When I looked over Jennifer Thoene’s yearbook page for the Marymount High School, Los Angeles grads of 1986, I was really impressed! She was a member of the Science Association, and Model United Nations; editor of Blueprint, the school newspaper; yearbook manager; winner of the Christian Service

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VATICAN II TODAY

by Sister Margaret McKenna, RSHM. LOS ANGELES, CA. In a year that celebrates the call of Vatican II, the Western American Province Extended Family organized a day of reflection and sharing around its legacy. The historical impact of Vatican II was the topic introduced and reflected upon by a theologian from Loyola Marymount University, Dr.

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CHANGES ALONG THE WAY

by Sister Margaret McKenna, RSHM LOS ANGELES, CA. Lately, my friends and family have been send- ing me jokes that humorously reflect the “joys” of aging. What is amazing about aging jokes is that they make a connection to our life’s journey and often surprise us by the rich memories that have paved our path

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