An Invisible Cloak of Love

August 22, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

Her restorative justice work began in 1987 when she was asked if she would visit a teenager, Christine, who had recently begun serving a life prison sentence...

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The Youngest Nun: Super Sweet Grape Tomatoes

August 5, 2014   |   Lynn Mousel

Sister Lynn Mousel reflects on living in community in her fith post in our series - The Youngest Nun...

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It's not Oz, It's Iowa

July 17, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

Working for the Sisters of Humility provides blessings I would never have found in the corporate world. That they pray for me is awesome. Another favorite is the Prairie Retreat...

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Care of Earth = Organic Garden

June 20, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

Everyone here at Humility of Mary Center looks forward to the fresh, healthy produce coming directly from the organic garden to the CHM kitchen...

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The Youngest Nun: Filling a Critical Need

May 27, 2014   |   Lynn Mousel

Before entering religious life, I had already completed my training as a child and adolescent psychiatrist. I am grateful that I have been able to continue this work as my ministry....

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Nuns are Women of Conscience and Courage

May 9, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

Cokie Roberts is a big fan of women religious as she was taught by them and credits them for her success. Cokie helped us kick off the Sisters of Humility celebration of the 150th Anniversary of...

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Prayer Life of The Youngest Nun

April 29, 2014   |   Lynn Mousel

There are three main aspects of religious life that I have in mind as I structure my time - prayer, ministry and community life....

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What if it's a hoax and we create a better world for nothing?

April 16, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

The CHM mission statement is dear to me. Here are a few of the wonderful things the sisters do towards the Care for Earth part...

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A God Quest

January 30, 2014   |   Lynn Mousel

A glimpse of what my daily life is like as a Catholic sister, and in particular a Sister of Humility. I'd like to shed light on not only what sisters do, but the spirit in which they do it....

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Accept the Challenge

January 16, 2014   |   Lisa Martin

Let us contemplate the humility of the Son of God born into poverty. Let us imitate him by sharing with those who are weak....

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Storms on the Prairie

January 9, 2014   |   Kathleen Storms

Week after week, 12 months per year, I see visible changes in people as they take time at The Prairie Retreat...

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Authentic Message of Advent, Christmas Forward

December 19, 2013   |   Dolores Schuh

Far from his being lost and hidden from us in the immeasurable distance of divine life, Jesus is truly living in us and with us, everywhere and always...

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A Convent Christmas

December 17, 2013   |   Lisa Martin

Christmas-time is the most special time at HMC. Here is a short video I put together featuring a few photos from this year and before...

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Healing Petals

December 12, 2013   |   Lisa Martin

She has returned to her first passion—photography—linking it with her long-time exploration of feminist theology, Buddhist philosophy and holistic spirituality....

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Sister Roberta Throws a Fit

December 4, 2013   |   Roberta Brich

What is the hardest part of being a nun - living in community with so many other women! But without exception it was also considered our greatest blessing...

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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