Category Archives: Charism

The Gift of Wonder

“I understood that if, in the order of nature, Jesus is pleased to sow beneath our feet such delightful marvels, it is only to aid us in reading into the more hidden mysteries of a superior order that He is working at times in souls.” St. Thérèse of Lisieux Throughout the year, God has given…
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A Life with Saint Joseph

The Congregation of Holy Cross holds a very special place in my heart! This religious congregation ran the college that I attended. Sometimes I think it was Holy Cross that prepared me to become a Franciscan! There are many ways that my college years and the spirituality of Holy Cross prepared me to receive the…
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At Last! Our Favorite Occupation

Over the past few weeks, the postulants have started taking hours of adoration in the middle of the night. We sign up for an hour between 10:30 pm and 4:30 am to wake up and adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Our directresses are so good to let us have all of September to adjust…
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