Connect with Mercy

Where Were You on October 30th?

October 30, 2009

By Sister Carren

I was in a beautiful woods in a state park in Ohio.

For several weeks I was feeling the need for solitude and nature, so I blocked off 24 hours in my schedule and headed to the woods. God favored me with a warm autumn day. The trees were in various stages of turning color with leaves falling. The sounds of nature was all I could hear. It was easy to lift my heart and mind to God, and I felt God speaking clearly to me through the trees, evergreens, fallen logs and trickling water. It was balm for my soul and gave me a needed perspective on my daily challenges. How About You? Does the change of seasons bring a message to your heart?

What is a House of Hospitality?

October 30, 2009

By Sister Carolyn B.

Two Sisters of Mercy and a Candidate welcomed me to their recently formed House of Hospitality in New Orleans this week.  A House of Hospitality is a place where a woman exploring the possibility of religious life can experience first hand what a Mercy community is like. We had a wonderful time sharing our stories and exploring ways that we can share our life and spirituality. Read More »

Welcome to the Conversation!

October 15, 2009

By Sister Patti

I have the privilege today of writing the first blog for “Connect with Mercy.” I want to welcome all those who have found this blog and hope you will continue to visit often. We want this to be a conversation to answer your questions and let you know who we are. Read More »