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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Present

Blog Post & Photos by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota Each week, Salvatorian pastor Fr. Paul Portland emails me a copy of his homily. We started years ago, when I was a member of his parish. The parish could no longer provide sign interpreters, but he agreed to share a print…

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Sister Carol Thresher, SDS: My Vocation of Making a Difference

Originally written by Sister Carol Thresher, SDS, November 2, 2015 When people ask, “Why did you become a Sister?” my answer is always twofold. First of all, I turn to my own heart, my own dream. Somewhere, deep inside I’d always known that I wanted to make a difference in the world. I wasn’t sure what that…

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Visitor!

Blog Post & Photos by Sister Patrice Colletti, SDSKateri Initiative – Sisseton, South Dakota Sister Betty Vetter enjoyed a brief visit to Sisseton this past week. The fun began with a visit to the petroglyph site near Jeffers, MN. These petroglyphs were created between 2,000 and 5,000 years ago. There are over 5,000 pecked into…

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