jubilee

The Message of Mercy: Will it just be a passing fad?

"Christ on the Cross" (detail) by Velazquez

As the Year of Mercy comes to a close in Rome and throughout the world, there is a tendency to move onto the next thing.  Throughout this year, I’ve gotten the question numerous times: “What’s the theme next year?” First, this year has been an extraordinary Jubilee Year, during which unique graces have been made available to us in extraordinary […]

Reflections on My Golden Jubilee

My Golden Jubilee by Sister Timothy Marie, O.C.D. “When I see the sisters, with their years of toil etched into their faces, I can’t help but wonder the stories hidden behind each veil, each habit, each expressive face. Where did these sisters come from? Where were they born? Why did they enter the convent? And what made them stay? I […]