Sister Hubbard, who spearheaded the project, said the sisters spent more than six months developing the site, which launched earlier this month. When they began discussing ways to update their public image, the Internet seemed the ideal place to start, said Sister Hubbard, a BlackBerry user who uses words like "hard core" and "rockin' with the music."To view their website click here. In the other 'nun' article also aptly titled, "This sister's spiritual journey includes study of cosmos". The Houston Chronicle reporter interviews Sister Linda Gibler who recently earned her doctorate in "philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies, with a concentration in philosophy, cosmology and consciousness." Yes, you read that right, "cosmology and consciousness". Oh, the article gets even better, read this very "incisive" selection (emphasis mine):
"I call myself a cosmologist, which basically is the study of the cosmos. But I studied with Brian Swimme, and he calls it 'functional cosmology,' " she said. "It's not only 'Ain't that grand?' but it's also the 'so what' of it."Huh? So what what? Forgive me, but maybe I'm just a neanderthal Catholic with a limited vocabulary, but was anything said at all in that last sentence? Now I wonder why people would get confused with her on this or on here appearance? (emphasis mine):
She smiles when people get confused and think she's a hairstylist. Sister Gibler patiently explains the difference between a cosmetologist and a cosmologist.Maybe not wearing habit could be a clue to the confusion
And here's the best part of the article (again, emphasis mine):
She's already protesting what we already think! Classic. For both articles click here and here.
"Long before we had Scriptures, we had Earth. God was present and taught us through Earth. That's not some pagan or New Age notion. So, how do we read this first book of revelation?"
Here we have our discussion panel. From left to right we have the young Fr. Clint Ressler Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Nick Lopez, Jr. M.A., LPC the guest speaker, Connie and David Vuong with their little one along with the Devants. They represented the different age groups that discussed how they live out their Catholic faith in the world. Fr. Clint Ressler was there to offer clarification on Catholic teaching (as well as to fish some potential callings to the priesthood!)
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These Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word were here to helps those in their discernment to be nuns as well as offering an example of the wonderful vocation that they live everyday. Finally a shot of Fr. Clint Ressler engaging with the young adults on the topic of chastity in marriage.And finally we had a special guest that one of the Sisters of Charity the Incarnate Word posed with. Our own German Shepherd!
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