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WISDOM  FROM THE EVERYDAY

Our collection of CMR personal reflections on Christian living, feast days in the liturgical year, prayer, and more.  Enjoy!

Spiritual Muscle

October 2020- Feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

What is the strongest muscle in the human body? It depends on how you define strength

By:

Sr. Janine Van Tran, CMR

Midpoint-Midway

July 2020 - Ordinary Time

The exact middle of the year is July 2nd. There are 182 days before and 182 days after. This only applies to non-leap years.

By:

Sr. Janine Van Tran, CMR

March for Life Pilgrimage 2020

February 2020 - Pro Life Month

January 23-25, 2020. There were 102 of us representing the Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph, Missouri who traveled to Washington D.C, to join others to stand with God to protect LIFE.

By:

Sr. Eileen Phuong Nguyen, CMR

Encountering Jesus

May 2019 - Month of Mary

In the last chapter (Chapter 7) of his book "Jesus the Bridegroom," Brent Pitre concludes with a reflection on PERSONAL ENCOUNTER WITH JESUS, which also means PERSONAL PRAYER.

By:

Sr. Jacinta Ngan Tran, CMR

Our Queen

August 2020 - Feast of Queenship of Mary

For most of my life, I viewed our Blessed Virgin Mary as a great saint, not as my mother and certainly not as my Queen.

By:

Sr. Julie Kim Hoa Pham

Pentecost in a Pandemic

May 2020 - Pentecost

It is May. Actually May is ending and we are about to start June. We are day 72, 40, or 76 into the pandemic, depending on where you live in the United States.

By:

Sr. Janine Van Tran, CMR

What is Advent?

December 2019 - Advent Season

To understand the "what" of Advent we would better serve ourselves by asking "WHY" the word- advent?

By:

Sr. Julie Kim-Hoa Pham

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Depending on God

August 2020 - Ordinary Time

"Why am I breathing heavily?" I anxiously asked myself. I reason, " I do not have any allergies, asthma or any breathing problems in the past.

By:

Sr. Theresa Ni Ha, CMR

St. Terry's Zoom School

April 2020 - Easter Season

ZOOM - A strange word to me when my principal asked all the teachers to meet her in Zoom! I thought my principal just misspelled the word "ROOM."

By:

Sr. Terry Thuy Au, CMR

Thoughts on St. Therese

October 2019 - Feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Every year, it feels like October creaps up on me. I guess it's because most of my life has been on an academic calendar.

By:

Sr. Janine Van Tran, CMR

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