Sister Edith Bogue

  • Visum Monachae…On Thanksgiving

    by - Nov 17, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue, OSB ebogue@css.edu Here comes Thanksgiving! A joyful day for many; difficult for some. We are grateful for this respite before the semester’s end. Families gather to cook an abundant meal filled with tradition....
  • Visum Monachae…On Vocation Awareness

    by - Nov 10, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Your vocation in life, wrote Frederick Buechner, is “where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” A vocation is not just a job, but any job can be a vocation....
  • Visum Monachae… Go Vote

    by - Nov 3, 2017
    Sister Edith ebogue@css.edu Election Day is Tuesday, November 7. Off-year elections are low-key, almost invisible. No chance to elect a president, senator or state representative. No mayor or state officials on the ballot. In the CSS...
  • Visum Monachae… On Halftime

    by - Oct 27, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Imagine this: You arrive at the game but the scoreboard is dark. The loudspeaker booms: “Today’s teams are playing for sheer joy of the game. The scoreboard will light up with two...
  • Visum Monachae…On Surviving

    by - Oct 20, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu “Oh, Sister Edith!” she shrieked, “Do you remember me?” She looked familiar, but no name came to mind. “I’m the one who cried all the way through statistics class. Wait. That’s no...
  • Visum Monachae…On 15 Seconds

    by - Oct 13, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu     “What if you had 15 seconds,” Carl McColman asked. Curious question.  How long is 15 seconds? A blink, one fourth of the time we pause between psalms at Evening Prayer. Too long:...
  • Visum Monachae…On Going Undercover

    by - Oct 6, 2017
    By Sister Edith Bogue sbogue@css.edu     I discovered CBS’ Undercover Boss this week, and it captivated me. In each episode, a CEO or high-level manager, disguised as a reality show contestant, works alongside his or her frontline...
  • Visum Monachae…On Potter’s World

    by - Sep 29, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Would you like to live in Harry Potter’s world? Your first response, like mine, might be an enthusiastic “yes!” Who wouldn’t want to teleport to class, wave a wand to make a...
  • Visum Monachae… On 125 Years

    by - Sep 22, 2017
    Visum Monachae… On 125 Years Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu September 16 was a busy day on our campus: athletic events, the Baseball Dinner, a Walk for Recovery, and all the regular events of a school in...
  • Visum Monachae…On Flying

    by - Apr 28, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Everyone has seen the shocking videos of Chicago’s Aviation Police prying Dr. David Dao out of his seat so employees could have it. Passengers, seeing his injuries, screamed “Oh my God” as...