Rhonda Hooker

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Visit to the Congo

Written by: Sr. Pat Dowling Our feet have barely touched the ground after our 8.5 hour flight from Paris to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this past Thursday. Sr. Jacqueline Rebours and I have met with six … Continue reading

New Beginnings

Lots of memories are playing in my mind as I go through files and papers and memorabilia here in the U.S. vocation office that I’ve occupied for the last 18 years.  It’s hard to believe it’s been that long.  The … Continue reading

Heading to World Youth Day in Panama

Saturday night at approximately 1:29 AM, 15 young adults and I will be taxiing down the Dulles Airport runway headed for Panama! Aside from packing for mid-80s weather, preparing for our trip required some vaccinations – always fun – breaking in … Continue reading

Sharing our faith

Hello from Indianapolis. The Sisters of Bon Secours are attending SEEK2019 sponsored by Focus, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students whose mission is to share the Gospel with college and university students. 17,000 students from universities across the United States and … Continue reading

“Walk With Me”

The US Catholic Church marks its annual national vocation awareness week (November 4-10) to highlight the importance of religious vocations today and to ask that we pray for young women and men to be open to and to answer God’s … Continue reading

Where is God in the midst of turmoil?

Have you pondered this question recently? Or, maybe voiced it, or wondered about it interiorly?  With the political, societal, religious and sometimes personal issues surrounding us today, how do you handle or cope with or react or respond to turmoil, … Continue reading

Sisters Chat Room

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a sister? Is God gently nudging you and trying to catch your attention? Do you vaguely sense a desire for more in life? Talking with a Sister may help you to … Continue reading

Share a Common Vision

Over the past five days two major events marked special occasions in our life as sisters. Our International Formation Committee met here at Marriottsville to plan and discuss formation for new members of the Sisters of Bon Secours. The other event was … Continue reading

Everyday Spirituality

What in the world captures your attention?  How do you respond to the social and political events before our eyes?  As a Christian, how is God calling you to respond?  This week immigration is on everyone’s mind.  How can we … Continue reading

Get on Board!

How did it get to be mid-June already?  And summer is fast approaching – next Thursday!  Will you take time this summer for rest and relaxation?  We’ll be hosting our fifth Project Good Help summer volunteer program from July 5 … Continue reading

Come and See Weekend

“Come and See,” said Jesus to James and John. In a recent statement by Pope Francis about the gift of the Holy Spirit enabling us to become gifts for others at his General Audience, he said, ‘May we who have received … Continue reading


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