Daily Archives: May 3, 2015

Sister Noraleen Murphy, CSJ

We celebrate the life of Sister Noraleen Murphy, a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly sixty-nine years. Noraleen is the daughter of Timothy and Catherine, simple and faith-filled Irish immigrants who provided a Catholic school education for Noraleen at St. Joseph’s in Brooklyn which she continued at Bishop McDonnell High School. Attentive to God speaking to her heart, Noraleen responded…

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May 3

Reflection I am the vine. You are the branches. John 15:1-8 In Judea, a vineyard was the symbol of a type of national identity. Often, in the Old Testament, Israel is pictured as the vine or the vineyard of God. In the eyes of its people, Israel was the true vine whose roots ran all the way back to Abraham,…

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