Behind the Habit

August 6, 2021   |   Lisa Martin

Habit or no, their spiritual pockets only grow deeper. They were and always will be the epitome of the well known acronym WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?)...

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Enhance Spiritual Growth at OLPR Through Birdies for Charity

June 1, 2021   |   Joyce Bieber

You can help Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat enhance spiritual growth opportunities! We are participating in the John Deere Golf Classic (JDGC) Birdies for Charity. Donations are used to make...

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River City Tire Accepts the Challenge to End Hunger

March 23, 2021   |   Joyce Bieber

River City Tire, located in Davenport, IA, recently conducted a fundraiser for Congregation of the Humility of Mary in conjunction with the Challenge to End Hunger, a collaborative effort to end food...

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CHM Sisters Turn 97

October 25, 2020   |   Pat Rothamel

Born in Great Falls, Montana on October 10, 1923 Virginia Bartholome had two brothers. A little over a month later, on November 23, Rosalia Riedel was born in Milford, Ohio. She had five brothers and...

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Overcoming Crises Together

October 10, 2020   |   Mary Ann Vogel

We have crisis stacked upon crisis right now: a pandemic, recession, and eviction crisis; a homeland on fire or flooded, exacerbated by climate change; and a reckoning on racial injustice. When I look...

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CHM Jubilee 2020

September 10, 2020   |   Lisa Martin

The Congregation of the Humility of Mary (CHM) announces the 2020 Jubilees of the following members and an associate of the CHM congregation. On August 30, 2020 the congregation had a private Mass of...

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Pandemic Life Inside a Care Facility

July 20, 2020   |   Lisa Martin

Two CHM Sisters share Covid stories on how life has been at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center located in Johnston, Iowa....

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Moving on Together

June 10, 2020   |   Mary Penelope Wink

Sr. Mary Penelope Wink, CHM, serves in Chiapas, Mexico, as a parish worker and psychotherapist. She reflects on her personal experience during the pandemic, "Another thing that is clear to me is...

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Imagine the Sweetness

April 13, 2020   |   Lynn Mousel

I can’t imagine the sweetness and rejoicing when we are able to be together again. Experiencing a slower pace of life is an opportunity to live in a more contemplative manner, which is certainly a...

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Common Purpose for Our Common Home

February 11, 2020   |   M Johanna Rickl

I am a Catholic religious sister, and my faith keeps me hopeful that we will regain our sense of togetherness. I have come to see that climate change, which has been one of our more polarized issues,...

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Public Defense for Immigrants

September 27, 2019   |   Lisa Martin

The only solution to this problem is to create a nation wide public defender program funded by the government like the system of legal representation for indigent criminal defendants....

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Blessed, Broken, Given

September 3, 2019   |   Lynn Mousel

We are all called to do something, no matter who or where we are....

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Prayer with a Beat

July 9, 2019   |   Lisa Martin

CHM Associate Kathleen Collins brings her drums to Humility of Mary Center where sisters join in a drum circle sending prayers up with the beat....

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Seeing with Awe and Wonder

June 10, 2019   |   Marcia Eckerman

The morning was full of excitement as the veterans looked forward to the day's events and the sharing of their experiences serving our country. As a member of the photo club it was an honor to...

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Time Talents Treasure

May 9, 2019   |   Lisa Martin

CHM sisters are known for sharing their time, talents and treasure with communities in which they live. Have you ever wondered how this sharing extends into their own biological families?...

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In Your ways are peace; May we all hasten to follow Your call to become peacemakers in the here and now.

Jane Deren