The radio stated that Queen Elizabeth is hitting age 90! What a coincidence that our Elizabeth Scully is also turning 90!
On Wednesday, April 20, Sister Elizabeth Scully will celebrate her 90th Birthday. We will have a small celebration on the actual day, but the real celebration will take place on Saturday, April 23 between 2:00 and 4:00. We will gather in the big parlor to the left of the main door. We invite CND Sisters to "drop in for a short visit" with her to share some memories and some simple refreshments. If you are not free that day, come and visit with her at your convenience. She loves visitors! Think of this as coming to "parlor" with someone who has given so much to so many of us CND's.
Marguerite Bourgeoys and Respect for Creation
In the Bible, the Book of Genesis, it is written that on the sixth day of creation God saw all he had made, and indeed, it was very good (Gn 1:31).
We can also say that, indeed, it was, and still is, very good. Astronaut Edgar Mitchell spoke about seeing Earth from space in this way:
Suddenly, from behind the rim of the moon, in long, slow-motion moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel, a light, delicate sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth … home.
Friday, April 22, 2016, is Earth Day. This year’s theme is: Trees for the Earth
It is a day our attention is directed to promoting ecology concerns and respect for life on the planet, as well as to the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution. Earth Day began in 1970 and there is a current focus on planting trees.
Eleanor McCloskey for JPIC