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Sr. Martinette Rivers: Prayer and Laughter

​​As is usually the case with the Bible, there is irony in the fire. Before ever a word passes Jesus' lips, he is teaching, in fact, communicating the heart of the faith to his followers with a smile on his face. He puts a little joy in their lives, because its only he who can [...]

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interview with Sister Martinette Rivers: When life is no joke, laugh anyway 

We caught up with retired Theology Professor, writer, gerontologist and nun in an Italian Order of Nuns working all over the world, Sister Martinette Rivers. 1. What is the last thing that made you laugh out loud?  Seeing a man wearing high heeled red boots today. 2. What is your favourite anecdote or joke? Have [...]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sister Martinette Rivers: 2017 and The Treasured Age – Joy Spreader Laughter

The 'treasured age' are those of us who have aged gracefully and spent their lives in 'love' and 'service' of others in the mids't of their own aging difficulties. "The Lord has done great things for us and we are filled with Joy."(Psalm 26:3.) The New Year of 2017 is our time to 'Put the [...]

November 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments