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Sister Susan Marie

Salesian Modesty

Avoid all vanity     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about our modesty. We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 25: “Modesty in Dress” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us the value of our outward appearances. Saint Paul expresses his desire that all […]

Lenten Reflection 3

We continue with thoughts of Mother Philomene du Gasset for Lent. She suggests there is a third kind of fasting beyond the normal fast and abstinence. “This penance is self-reformation. It consists in quitting self, combating our defects and laboring to acquire the virtues that are opposed to them. If many persons knew this, they […]

Visitation Museum- Lace Exhibit

Today the word “lace” irresistibly evokes fashion.  The historical reality of lace is quite different. Indeed, it was not particularly feminine since men wore it as much as women for three centuries. Worn with sleeves, collar, hair, hairstyles and dresses, lace is then the outer sign of wealth, even more so than jewelry and rich […]