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Day of the Dead

Celebrating All Souls Day by Sister Frances Briseño The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos), is a Mexican holiday where families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink…

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Winter 2017-2018

"Omega - Paul's Perspective" His name is Paul. In the evenings he sometimes relaxes on a bench outside the Omega Retreat Center office. I once asked him if he would like to move to a quieter location with a better…

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Winter 2016-2017

"Counting Our Blessings" Nineteen months ago, on a rainy Saturday afternoon, we held our Ground Breaking Ceremony for our new St. Scholastica Monastery. Fast forward, to the week of September 26, 2016, when we began moving into our new home. Then,…

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Summer 2016

"Transitioning" It seems that we have spent the better part of this year attending to our transition We have gone through a process of looking within ourselves as we move from living in three different areas on the “hill” to…

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Winter 2015-2016

"Season of Hope - Year of Mercy" Greetings, As we enter the Advent and Christmas Seasons, I am reminded of the joys discovered during this time of the year. With a focus on the coming of Christ, I enjoy sharing…

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