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Blog Archive 2016


Spend time with God. Make a difference and do something.

December 8, 2016   |   Tyla Cole

"CHM Associate Tyla Cole travels to Honduras to help bring water to a community and her life is forever changed."...

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Suspended in a Sea of Sacred Space

November 8, 2016   |   M Johanna Rickl

The gentle hum of 500 indigenous voices locks me into a oneness that is overpowering...The holiness was palpable at that outdoor Holy Thursday liturgy in the highlands of Mexico....

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A Controversial Translation

September 27, 2016   |   Maria Caridad Inda

Co-Founder and director of CIRIMEX, Caridad Inda reflects on her journey in translating a controversial theological book...

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Monarch Ministry

August 9, 2016   |   Delphine Vasquez

From a sparked interest in some caterpillar eggs to creating a nursery and sanctuary for monarch butterflies, a passion for helping the earth takes flight!...

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Life-Giving Satisfaction

July 11, 2016   |   Carla Takes

“How Life Flows Through Our Community” is the motto of the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. I have been a faithful volunteer for decades....

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You Gotta Have WiFi

June 13, 2016   |   Lisa Martin

Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat receive grant to upgrade technology. Hallelujah!...

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Relationships Lead to Healing

May 11, 2016   |   Marilyn Berger

I believe, as did Carl Rogers, that people are basically good. That given the right environment, they are naturally inclined towards wholeness....

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It Started as a Dream

April 11, 2016   |   Mary Ann Vogel

While we marched, a separate rally was organized to draw attention to the growing number of homeless children. At the end of their rally the children from around the country marched with their parents...

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The Golden Rule

February 8, 2016   |   Lisa Martin

The Holy Year of Mercy prayer card on my desk has this list of Corporal Works of Mercy: to feed the hungry, to give drink to the thirsty, to clothe the naked, to shelter the homeless, to care for the...

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Standing with the Pope

January 11, 2016   |   Lisa Martin

CHM sisters do what we all should do to effect change. They stand up for what they believe in; they call their legislators; they attend peaceful gatherings; they sign petitions; they make healthy...

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Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.

Saint Augustine