Author Archives: s. Ewa

What if you were not afraid?

The day after the attack in London, on one of the FB pages of my Society,  I found a picture with the words “we are not afraid”. I agree wholeheartedly, but not because I do not expect terrorists in Gdynia. … Continue reading

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Silence teaches humility

I waited for month until “Silence” came to Poland, so I ran to see it as soon as it was possible. I got exactly what I expected: a lot of unanswered questions. I saw something deeper than my attempt to … Continue reading

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Death in the name of a better world

The Catholic part of the Polish Internet was flooded yesterday by news of a tragic death of a volunteer in Bolivia. I began to wonder why such news instead of causing my anxiety and wanting to close myself at home, … Continue reading

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The tourist and the pilgrim

Yesterday I finally watched the first episode of “The Young Pope.” I have already heard a lot about this show and so far I’m not disappointed. Whatever we say – it definitely confronts us and asks a lot of good … Continue reading

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The light of hope

Yesterday, I read a quote from the New York Times: “Pope Francis already gave hope to homosexuals, divorced and supporters of the Big Bang theory. Now it’s time for animal lovers and vegans.” This was a reference to the words … Continue reading

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To want more

I just came back from another inspiring meeting of our sisters in Europe. In addition to the joy of being together, we had the opportunity to hear first-hand about the history of writing the new Constitutions. Religious Constitutions are a … Continue reading

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Unprepared

I am not prepared for Christmas. Waking up for our vigil mass didn’t help, neither did reflecting on Isaiah, nor talking to my students… I didn’t even have time for translating my blog. My heart is still somewhere on the … Continue reading

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Ordinary sainthood

Once in a while when I have a hard time and I feel alone in my everyday struggles, I am given a glimpse into the communion of saints. For a moment, I see all those who have passed away and … Continue reading

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Prohibit or proclaim?

For me, the definition of a Christian mission is to preach Christ in every possible place. Especially where there is darkness, evil and lack of love. In today’s reading, Paul seems to say the same thing: “What difference does it … Continue reading

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Heroic gratitude

Today’s Gospel reminds us of gratitude. Jesus heals 10 lepers, but only one returns to thank Him. “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this … Continue reading

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