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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Sisters’ Words of Wisdom: Sister Mary Lou Dummer, OSB

November 2020
What could be better than celebrating gratitude? I love that America has a holiday dedicated to thankfulness. As we Minnesotans enter the dark days, below-zero temperatures and ice and snow of winter, it’s especially heartening for us to embrace gratitude. Something I’m thankful for was the opportunity to visit with Sister Mary Lou Dummer last November. We had several delightful discussions during which Sister Mary Lou spoke about and with gratitude.
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November 2020 E-Newsletter

November 2020
The words thanks or thanksgiving are used in the Old Testament 72 times and in the New Testament 71 times, so they are not new to our vocabulary. This Thanksgiving will be different because of the pandemic. There may be an absence of a family member or friend at the dinner table, which will lead to a feeling of loss. The Monastic Community will feel that loss also. However, nothing can change the Thanksgiving Spirit in our hearts for YOU!
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