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We Finally Have Hope

Hope is a powerful force. In the midst of darkness, adversity, and the challenging circumstances of life, hope can provide the impetus for resilience and endurance – the breaking light of better days ahead. I think of the hope that must be in the souls and hearts of our Ukrainian sisters and brothers as they … Continue reading We Finally Have Hope

Pandemics Can Be Clarifying

Earlier this year, members of the St. Thomas community in Minnesota learned that Dr. Julie Sullivan, president of the university for the past nine years, was stepping down and had accepted the presidency of Santa Clara University in northern California – a five-minute drive from most of her grandchildren. In conversations with colleagues, some opined … Continue reading Pandemics Can Be Clarifying


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