A Mother’s Day Story from Sr. Josita Hanus, ND
When I think of my parents I have deep feelings of gratitude. 88 years ago, on February 6th Leo Hanus & Kristine Polak began a life together of shared love. Their attendants were: Mary Hanus Steager and Lad Polak and little Pauline Rolenc Voboril. Theirs was a full…
A Mother’s Day Story About a “Can-Do” Attitude
What I most admired about my Mom, nicknamed Stella, was her “can-do” attitude. She always said, “You can do anything you set your mind to do.” And that attitude shot through every part of her life. Mom was born in 1906. At the age of 8 years, she…
A Mother’s Day Story of Teaching Teamwork by Example
Sr. Marie Alice’s and my mother was Marie Ostry. She was born and raised in Dwight, Nebraska, and she and my father moved to a farm near Surprise Nebraska, where we five children were raised.
Our mother taught us many good values of responsibility, perseverance, working together, sharing life…
A Mothers Day Story of Love, Fun, and Patience from Sr. Karen and Sr. Anita Rolenc
Our mother Agnes was generous to others – giving the Sisters a duck for Thanksgiving, cookies for Christmas, a ham for Easter; she often gave the neighbor lady whatever she needed, such as sugar.
Mom would make ice cream in the winter after there was snow on the ground….
A Mother’s Day Story About Kindness, Hard Work, and 10 Children
From Sr. Mary Jo Hrnchir
My mother Clyta was from Missouri, and moved to Atwood Kansas in her teenage years. She was a hard worker for sure; she had 10 kids on the farm, so she had to be. We were wheat raisers on the farm plus cane, milo,…
A Mother’s Day Story About Perseverance and Gratitude – Sr. Dorothy Rolf
Throughout the next week, we will be sharing stories the Sisters remember of their mothers. We honor the women who raised us into the women we have become. Below is a story of perseverance and…
Consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Pope Francis has asked bishops worldwide to join him March 25 in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Archbishop Lucas will join Pope Francis first by celebrating the 11:15 Mass at St. Cecilia Cathedral. Archbishop Lucas will offer the prayer of consecration at the end…
Pray with us
Sisters gather prayers each month internally. This month we will share with you what we are praying for, and ask you to join us in prayer. We take joys and sorrows and place them into the hands of our Provident and Healing God. So let’s do that now.
Prayers for Presidents Day
With this dependence on the Creator and Sustainer of the universe, we pray. We pray in solitude, with friends, and beside family or the church. We pray for our President; we pray for our country; and we pray for ourselves.
1. Father, grant our President a humble heart (Romans…