January 24, 2021

Ladies of TASTE,
  • It was a delight to have Sr. Mary Michael Fox back with us this week to talk about the steps to break free from our attachments, enabling us to live in freedom and become the Saints we are called to be. This was her 2nd out of 3 talks in a special series for TASTE.  In her first two talks, Sr. Mary Michael Fox recommended a few books which are captured on our website. LINK
  • The annual March for Life has been moved to a virtual celebration this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In spite of this, there will continue to be many awesome events and inspiring speakers that can be viewed on-line on January 29th.  LINK


  • NEW TALK — This week, we welcome back Sr. Mary Michael Fox, O.P., who will be giving a talk titled "Godhead Here in Hiding: Discovering the Poetic Theology of St. Thomas Acquinas."  This talk will be live streamed and can be watched in the comfort of your home Thursday morning at 10:30 or anytime after it has been uploaded to our website.  Access this zoom session via this LINK with the password: TASTE2020   The Zoom meeting invitation is attached for further options and complete instructions.  Remember, we are not meeting at St. Mary's until further notice.
  • SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY:  As you may recall, we announced that we had a few spots available to come see Sr. Mary Michael Fox, OP in person for her talks, the last of which is this week.  While TASTE members have signed up for these slots, as of now, waiting list spots are still available for any cancellations.  The link for the Sign up is HERE


  • THIS WEEK'S DISCUSSION — We will reflect on Sr. Mary Michael Fox's talk "Surrendering the Person I Am to the Person I Ought to Be. The video of her talk and Reflection Questions are included HERE.
    • For those planning to attend small group, you can use this LINK to always access materials to prepare for small group each week.
    • If you have not yet participated, but would like to, please make sure you have the Zoom app installed on your phone, tablet or computer.  LINK  See attached notes.
  • Please feel free to drop in to any of the virtual small groups (Zoom) that best meet your schedule.  Zoom small groups will last for 30 minutes:
    • MONDAYs from 10:00 - 10:30 facilitated by Maria Montgomery and Karen Schembari
    • TUESDAYs from 3:00 - 3:30 facilitated by Jennifer Dougherty and Debbie Schmidt
    • WEDNESDAYs from 11:00 - 11:30 facilitated by Mary Giesey and Lori Putman
  • Access the meeting via this LINK with the password: TASTE2020   The Zoom meeting invitation is attached for further options and complete instructions.


  • UPCOMING TALKS   Would you like to view the upcoming list of speakers and talks? We have updated our website with the listing of all talks.  LINK  
  • PRAYER REQUESTS —  Several of our TASTE sisters need our prayers. Please pray for Laura Chighizola's family members who are still battling COVID. Please continue to keep Gini Linsenmeyer, Helen Martin, Kate Christianson, Evelyn Dunne, Katylee McInerney, Betty Albanesi and Cristl Spicer (daughter of Cathy Homens) in your prayers. New prayer requests can be made to Joy Parker at joyparker73@gmail.com.
  • TASTE DONATIONS We are always so grateful for your generous donations to TASTE which help us to pay our speakers and cover other expenses. If you would like to mail your donation, please make checks out to TASTE and send to Joy Parker.  (Address is included in email)
Joy, Michele, Carolyn, and Karen
Jesus, I trust in You!