Advent after Sandy

by guest blogger Jayne Pickett Last night my sisters and I were sitting around the kitchen table sharing a celebratory dinner and conversation. Inevitably, the discussion turned to the effects of hurricane Sandy. On the edges of our daily living there is a communal sadness as we hold deep in our hearts those whose livesContinue reading “Advent after Sandy”

Rebuilding New Orleans

By guest blogger Jayne Pickett   This past week I journeyed with a group of women discerning a call to religious life. We traveled to New Orleans for a week of service at a ministry called The Rebuild Center, a collaborate effort by the Presentation Sisters, Jesuits and Vincentians.   No, our ministry was not carpentry orContinue reading “Rebuilding New Orleans”