If Salvatorian Sisters took their plants for a walk, would they tie a string around the pot and stroll around the neighborhood? Or hold it in their arms and introduce it to their neighbors and friends? For the somewhat quirky “Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day”, we dug a little deeper into the relationships…

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By Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS Over 70 million people around the world are forced to become immigrants today due to poverty, the effects of global warming which destroyed their country’s economics, and violence. Recently, I read about Pope Francis’ deep concern for these millions of migrants. Last Fall, moved with deep sensitivity to their plight, Pope…

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 As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to her 20-year-old self to celebrate her birthday. My words of wisdom … Always cherish the innocence of little children. In my first year of teaching one of my little boys said, “You are the light of my…

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As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to her 20-year-old self to celebrate her birthday. At the time I was sensing an invitation to once again consider the Salvatorians, so my advice would be: “be still; listen to God’s invitation – and respond.”

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As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to her 20-year-old self to celebrate her birthday. To Sr. Jane Marie, novice, 20, from Sr. Jane Eschweiler, 73: You can stop worrying about what others think; they aren’t thinking of you at all!! Freed from that worry,…

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As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to her 20-year-old self to celebrate her birthday. Margaret, here is a bit of advice. If you heed it, it will serve you very well through all your future, no matter what that future may hold! 1) Think…

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As Salvatorian Sisters continue to age in wisdom and grace in the year 2020, each shares advice to her 20-year-old self to celebrate her birthday. In my early 20s, I volunteered for our mission in Tanganyika, East Africa. To prepare, I was assigned to nursing studies at Salvator Mundi International Hospital’s School of Nursing in…

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By Sister Patrice Colletti, SDS Sister Patrice serves the Wahpeton Oyate who live on the Lake Traverse Reservation. There were no marches against racism in Sisseton, South Dakota, though it’s certainly not due to a lack of racism. I got a bit excited, in a positive way, when a colleague from my school said “Did…

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By Sister Darlene Pienschke, SDS I recently went to Casa Alitas to pick up the COVID-19 protocols. The director is also putting together a training video on how to serve migrants and take proper precautions. Although the border has been sealed, asylum seekers are coming to Casa Alitas from detention centers where they have likely…

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