Give Back with a Backpack

Amy Bonomie Hispanic Ministry, Justice, Sunday Assembly Leave a Comment

Give Back with a Backpack goal reached In joyful outpouring of financial and in-kind contributions, we are excited to share that the Give Back with a Backpack project campaign reached the goal of donating 40 backpacks to Midvale Elementary School students.  Donors A special thank you to the many donors who supported this social justice Hispanic/Latinx ministry.  Due to the financial generosity, we were also able to purchase 40 early-reader books in both English and Spanish. Sandy AdamsAnonymousAmy BonomieSue and Charles BradleyElise DuweJanine EdwardsKathy and Neil HeskinHoly Wisdom Oblates Candidates Class of 2021Joan SullivanJoyce and Gary WodkaSue KoleczekMarcia KraterAbbie LoomisCharles …

That all may be one or unity in diversity

Paz Vital, OSB Hispanic Ministry, Living in Community Leave a Comment

In a frame above the main entrance door of Holy Wisdom Monastery it is written, “That All May Be One.”  On July 20, 2019, I had a glimpse of what this looks like when around 100 Hispanic people visited the monastery for the first time and mingled with the Holy Wisdom communities. It was a beautiful diversity of colors and languages. It reminded me of the prairie in bloom, the very way it looks right now. I saw hundreds of flowers of many different colors and sizes in bloom outside and inside the monastery. I saw unity in diversity. I have heard …