A scene about a block down Fremont from the Monastery
A Place of Delight and Rest - All are Welcome!
"Windsock Visitation," by Brother Mickey McGrath, commissioned for the Minneapolis Visitation Monastery. It symbolizes all that the monastery stands for: inclusiveness, diversity, a prayerful presence in the neighborhood.
Abundance at the Altar
The altar at Ascension parish is decorated with an abundance of autumn bounty.
Christ present to us and with us in the Holy Eucharist at Visitation Monastery
Setting up for weekday mass.
One perfect life
That time of year -
When yellow leaves, or few, or none do hang upon the boughs . . .
From Death to Life with Mary Johnson
@ Gospel and Jazz on the Lawn 2012
Back-to-School Party - Visitation Monastery
Sr. Mary Frances calls the group to prayer before starting distributing door prizes at the conclusion of our party.
Chapel - Visitation Monastery, N. Minneapolis
On First Fridays, neighbors join the sisters for adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
Today I went to a funeral . . .
at Ascension Parish in N. Minneapolis
Monastic Immersion Experience
View from Girard back porch
You can run, but you can't hide - from whatever is happening in your world.
Dr. Richard Gaillardetz, Boston College - church historian, specializing in Vatican II and use of authority in the Church - speaking at LCWR Region 11 Workshop
Ascension Catholic Church, N. Minneapolis
All are welcome at this multi-cultural parish.
Girard House (Visitation Monastery)
(This is a newer picture than the previous one I had posted - they painted since I was here last March)
Picture taken last March
Leaving home . . .
View from my deck.
Home at Forks - Here and Now
74th Annual Mothers' Day Picnic for my family
My Long Retreat: Monastic Immersion Experience at Visitation Monastery in North Minneapolis
For Lo the Winter is past . . . the rains are over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth.
Behold! He makes all things new!
Living Jesus - Visitation Monastery - N. Minneapolis
Mass at Visitation Monastery Wednesday Morning
I love the life I have been given . . .
A tablescape - my mother's hat, scarf, and gloves. Dolls from my childhood. The picture my grandmother gave me when I was four, photos . . .
Chapel - IHM Motherhouse, Monroe, MI
This is the "chapel" within the Motherhouse.
Sometimes it's hard to even find the paths, let alone choose between them.
Morning at the brown brink eastward, springs
here lives the dearest freshness deep down things;/And though the last lights off the black West went/ Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs—/ Because the Holy Ghost over the bent/ World broods with warm breast and with ah! bright wings.
Feb. 26, 1956-March 25, 2009
Celebrating our Wedding Anniversary-Love is Stronger than Death
Day 12 - Ash Wednesday - Books without Dust Jackets
Never saw such a dynamic, alive bunch of women in mylife!
Sometimes it helps to distance oneself from the issues
West Entrance - IHM Motherhouse
On my way home to Norman Towers Wednesday evening.
The Library Reading Room
I take this path every day between the main entrance and Chapel to the dining commons
Here's where I will be staying in Michigan - click on the picture and meet the sisters on their Facebook page.