2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Carol Thresher, SDS

By Carol Thresher, SDSMilwaukee, Wisconsin For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. Sister Carol Thresher, SDS shares about the bible translation that changed her relationship with Jesus’s message. During the early 1960s, shortly after I entered the Salvatorian Sisters, I discovered…

Read More

July is…

Blog by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota a. hot and humidb. the  beginning of yellow jacket season c. hot… and also humidd. the last full month before school starts up again in mid-Auguste. annoyingly hot and humidf. a good time to read and think about long blog postings g. Disability Pride…

Read More

2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Mary Lee Grady, SDS

By Sister Mary Lee Grady, SDSMilwaukee, Wisconsin For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. Sister Mary Lee Grady, SDS reflects on The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and an quote that’s resonated with her since childhood. My favorite book is The…

Read More

2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Grace Mary Croft, SDS

For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. Sister Grace Mary Croft, SDS loves nonfiction especially a good biography. She recommends reading Waking Up White by Debby Irving, our ‘Turn the Page’ book selection for 2019 Catholic Sisters Week. “For me, Debby…

Read More

Sun Dogs!

Blog by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota Check out the “sun dogs” seen over the tribal college! Very cool! Well, actually, very COLD as it was -4 when this picture was taken! What’s a sun dog, you ask? It’s those two glowing things on each side of the sun. Sometimes, if…

Read More

2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Jane Barman, SDS

By Sister Jane Barman, SDSMilwaukee, Wisconsin For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. Sister Jane Barman, SDS recommends Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, the book we read for our ‘Turn the Page’ discussion for 2020 Catholic Sisters Week. “When I read…

Read More

2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Margaret Bosch, SDS

By Sister Margaret Bosch, SDSMilwaukee, Wisconsin For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. While Sister Margaret Bosch doesn’t have a book, article, or poem that changed her perspective, she does have an experience. “Two happenings occurred rather unexpectedly within a six…

Read More

I Am Tomorrow

Blog and photos by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota I enjoy participating, and learning, as part of an online photography community called “Viewbug.” The most helpful thing is seeing the work of thousands of professional and non-professional photographers and the second most helpful things is the critique offered on whatever I…

Read More

2022 Birthday Perspective: Sister Virginia Honish, SDS

For their birthdays, we asked Salvatorian Sisters to recommend a piece of media (book, poem, movie, etc.) that changed their perspective. Sister Virginia Honish shared a couple quotes from two books that put her life experiences and beliefs about prayer and ministry into words. Her belief about prayer, “Being in the present with your eyes…

Read More

Solstice

Reflection by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota In winter Darkness falls from the wide prairie skyAll at once Scattering white tail deer as they peruse the farmer’s bare fields replete with stubble,Wrinkling old snow,Blowing its pieces across the county roadRight where it meets the tribal road,Making it suddenly difficult to navigateSuch…

Read More