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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MEMORY KEEPERS TREASURES FRAMED

by Sister Margaret McKenna, RSHM LOS ANGELES, CA. There are all kinds of picture frames from plastic, to wood, to metal; some are plain, others are ornate. Yet, all have one thing in common: frames are the “Memory Keepers” where the “Treasures of Our Lives” are stored. It is in a frame that we see

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In praise of characters

by Sister Frances (Paulus) Gussenhoven, RSHM. Los Angeles, CA.  Sometimes we lovingly speak of an acquaintance who is a little odd, eccentric, or exceptional as “a character.“ Surprising quirks make that individual unique and different, not quite like the norm we have come to expect. Irregularities of behavior or of appearance seem to set that

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Remembering Mary Milligan, RSHM

By Sister Patricia Connor, RSHM MONTEBELLO, CA. Mary Milligan RSHM, past General Superior, died on April 2, 2011. The following eulogy was written by Patricia Connor, RSHM. With all our RSHM Sisters throughout the world who cannot be physically present, yet are united with Mary and with all of you who have come to celebrate

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