Happy_Old_WomanContemplation means, among other things, seeing the real. Our founding sister, Sister Maria Aloysia Wolbring, saw the real in the elderly at a time when there were no nursing homes. Some elderly persons who had no family came to live in the convent in Delphos, Ohio, where our foundress lived for five years. One woman was called the “praying mama,” because she prayed loudly all day long, but the sisters knew the praying mama was the presence of Christ as truly as Christ was present in their convent chapel. Contemplation sees such reality.

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  1. Sister Susan Kusz on November 22, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    St. Ignatius of Loyola would call this “finding God in all things” … in everyone, everywhere!

  2. Kathy M on November 22, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Thankful there was room for love in your hearts, but mostly for understanding in your soul, yet that is where God talksto us isn’t it

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