The Church is Closed but the Temple Within is Always Open

The Church is Closed but the Temple Within is Always Open

In the Gospel of John, Jesus speaks to His apostles of the difficult times they will encounter ahead, warning them so that when the time comes they “will not fall away” (John 16:1). One of the sufferings that He mentions is that they will be put out of the synagogues....
The “Pinky Promise”

The “Pinky Promise”

When Sister Karolyn Rose walked into her room this morning, she found that Sarah* was already feeling the burden of another day inside.  Accustomed to having her husband, Fred*, close by at her side every day, she was understandably worried and becoming a little...
Hidden Room

Hidden Room

By Sr. Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. “You must build a little cell within your soul as I do. Remember that God is there and enter it from time to time, when you feel nervous or you’re unhappy. Quickly seek refuge there and tell the Master all about it.” – St Elizabeth...
Grandpa’s Hands

Grandpa’s Hands

Author Unknown We recently received this touching story and couldn’t help but share with all of you! “Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.” (Psalm 73:23) Grandpa, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. He...

911 Gratitude

By: Sr. Isabelle Mr. Moore’s* eyes were filled with tears. “I am so grateful to you. You gave me back my life.” This ninety one year old man’s greatest pain is loneliness. A retired LAPD Blue officer with no remaining family to support him, he turns to God in prayer....
St Jude and Elderly Care

St Jude and Elderly Care

By: Joanna Mason Looking at a statue of St. Jude, you may have noticed that he often sports some sort of bump on the top of his head. You’ve probable made or at least heard others make various interpretations of this bump, such as, “bad hair day?”, “does he have a...