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Mountaineer – Spring 2024

Dear Friends,    “Caritas Christi Urget Nos.” The love of Christ urges us. As Saint Paul in his letter to the Corithinians (2 Cor. 5:14) expressed it, his great love

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Mountaineer – Winter 2023-24

Dear Friends,    This past year and continuing forward, we have been experiencing two movements in the Church: the synodal process and the Eucharis- tic Revival. One writer has seen

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Mountaineer – Fall 2023

Dear Friends, At our annual conference this past September at the Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in Connecticut, we were fed powerful food for meditation on Living Out Our Radical

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Mountianeer – Summer 2023

Dear Friends, As we come into summer and are looking forward to reconnecting in-person with many of you at our annual conference (Holy Family Passionist Center in West Hartford, Connecticut,

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2022 Fall Mountaineer

Dear Friends, These past several months have been rich in opportunities for reflection, participation, listening, and sharing as a participant at two congresses. Our annual USCSI Conference took place at

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2022-Spring-Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Alleluia, alleluia! What a great gift is this season of Easter! Some scholars have explained the derivation of the word Easter as the Norse „eostur‟ which meant “the

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2021-2022 Winter Mountaineer

January 17, 2022 Dear Friends, As we enter this new year with hope and faith, we will soon celebrate the World Day for Consecrated Life. Designated by Saint John Paul

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Fall 2021

Dear Fellow Conference Members, I wish to introduce myself: I am a professed Missionary for 20 years in the Secular Institute of Missionaries of the Kingship of Christ and grateful

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2021 Summer Mountaineer

Dear Friends, The month of June has so many beautiful liturgical feasts: The Body and Blood of Christ, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Nativity

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2020 Fall USCSI Newsletter

Dear Friends, Outside my window a frisky squirrel is gathering nuts to put away in his secret hiding place to prepare for leaner times. This afternoon it will be out

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2020 Spring Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Christ is risen; He is truly risen! He is victorious over death and darkness. What a gift the Easter message is for a world at war with Covid19.

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2019 Fall Mountaineer

From the President: Dear Friends, As the leaves turn golden and ruby and the winds become brisk and filled with the aroma of fall (at least here in Nebraska), my

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2019 Summer Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Heart Speaks to Heart. This is the theme of our coming annual national meeting, obviously inspired by divine providence. Just a few days after our executive committee had

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2019 Spring Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Christ has risen, alleluia! The most glorious time of year is upon us and we want to embrace the reality that Jesus lives among us and in us.

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2018 Fall Mountaineer

Dear Friends, The calendar tells us that the holidays are approaching fast. Ready or not, here they come. Black Friday sales have been around since the beginning of November this

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2018 Summer Mountaineer

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT Dear Friends, As I write my column for this summer edition of the Mountaineer, we recently celebrated the feasts of the Sacred Heart of

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2018 Spring Mountaineer

Dear friends, This year Lent began on Valentine’s Day and thus is a vivid reminder that Lent should be a time to grow in love. We look with gratitude at

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2017 Fall Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Our annual meeting of USCSI was a wonderful weekend of support and sharing among our secular institute members. I think we were all in awe of the richness

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2017 Summer Mountaineer

Dear Friends, Our summer Mountaineer is a little bit later than usual this year because we wanted to share with you the experiences we had participating in the Convocation for

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2017 Spring Mountaineer

Dear Friends, During this season of Lent we join the universal Church on a pilgrimage homeward to the Father. Following in the footsteps of Jesus we set our eyes on

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2016 Fall Mountaineer

Dear friends, 2016 is slowly winding down. On November 20 the Year of Mercy will come to a conclusion but hopefully not the awareness nor practice of this important virtue.

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2016 Summer Mountaineer

Dear Members and Friends of USCSI, We are well into the Jubilee Year of Mercy and no doubt have tasted and savored the myriad ways our Father has shown to

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2015 Fall Mountaineer

Dear fellow mountaineers, It always takes my breath away when I see that title, “Mountaineer.” Who me? Climb a mountain? Way too much energy and trouble, but… there is always

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2015 Spring Mountaineer

A working message from our President to Sr Miriam Fidelis, a Religious Sister of Mercy, Alma, MI, who is working on a paper entitled: “Year of Consecrated Life: Year in

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2014 Summer Mountaineer

Letter from the President Dear Friends, Please join me in traveling down memory lane all the while remembering your own memories which influenced our lives. I would like to highlight

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