A little monastery business

The Benedictine nuns here at San Benito, where I am writing, make marvelous soaps, salves, lotions, and a mosquito repellent with only healthy herbs - and candles and photo cards of wildflowers in the Big Horn Mountains. Selling their products helps the Sisters...

I received this email from Misty in Tacoma, Washington: Dear Sister Prejean, My name’s Misty and i have been friends with Joseph Ray Ries, a Texas death row inmate at the Polunsky Unit. I was wondering if you could pray for him. I am worried that his death will...

Real “saints”?

Dear Rodney,It tickles me, the saint thing.  As if!! I figure that people need heroes, that’s why some call me a saint.  Look, I’m just Helen, OK, and I try to live my life with as much integrity as I can muster, which means doing what love...

Replies…

Dear Allen, You’re right, aborting a baby is a terrible "choice"…the alternatives which you spell out…abstinence, etc. is, of course a preferred alternative. I want to help women explore those alternatives before they act.  How many...

Reply to Mary S.

Dear Mary,What a delight to see you in among the responders to the blog.  28 years ago??? Sweet Jesus!  I tell you, this time thing’s a bloomin’ mystery.  Me, I’m just living and pressing ahead.  How are you?  Write to me by...

Reply to Jonathan

Dear J,I like you.  Like your honesty.  Like your passion.  Come to Batahola.  Meet the people.  You’ll never be the same.  Love, S. Helen
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