You know how it is when you’ve been doing something out-of-the-ordinary for so long that you forget it’s out-of-the-ordinary? That happened to me at work last week. I was asked to write an article for our newsletter suggesting people stop using paper towels, and I asked – in all seriousness – “People still use paper… Read More Do you still use paper towels?
At the convent where I work, there’s a gift shop in the front entrance. I pass by it every morning on my way up to my office. Usually they have one of the Sister’s watercolors on display in the entry. One day it was this one… I rather liked it, so now it’s on… Read More Sister Lillian’s Five Year Plan
Our lead story: A protestant took part in a Catholic Eucharist. In other news: Hell did not freeze over. It happened last Friday, March 1. The convent’s “Founding Day.” The Mass was a special one and many people attended. Sisters from far away attended. Employees of the convent attended. I, a Presbyterian, attended. I knew none… Read More News from the convent: Dinner, death and donuts
On a post about five or so months ago, where I told of my relocation up North, I ended by saying I got a job at a hospital near our house. Maybe you wondered why I never mentioned this job again? Or maybe you never thought about it, which is completely understandable because why would… Read More Working among nuns and radicals