Leaders Elected

From May 19-27 our sisters gathered for the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity’s 17th General Cenacle on the grounds of the Motherhouse in Philadelphia. These nine days were filled with prayer and reflection as we met to discern the community’s direction for the next five years. As part of the General Cenacle new […]

AgusEntrance Team

New MSBT Novice

On January 9, 2018 Agustina Agapito Contreras was received into the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity Novitiate. The Rite of Initiation was celebrated at our Motherhouse in Philadelphia, PA. Her religious name is Sr. Agustina of the Mercy of the Lord; in Spanish it is Hermana Agustina de la Misericordia del Señor. As […]


Holy Mud

I’m waiting for the dirt to dry. Well, of course, since it’s wet, it’s mud at the moment. After it dries, I have to brush off the loose dirt and stack up all these special cards and give them to Beth Anne to be mailed. They need to get where they are going in plenty […]


Rolheiser’s “Aging Gracefully”

Our MSBT Life Transitions Committee recently sponsored a gathering of sisters for what we call “community days”. These day-long gatherings give sisters the opportunity to explore, reflect and discuss a particular topic or theme as a community. On this occasion the theme was on Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI “Aging Gracefully, Living Fruitfully”. Together they watched […]


New Fr. Judge Biography

A new biography of our founder, Father Thomas Judge, CM, is hot off the press! Every Catholic an Apostle: A Life of Thomas A. Judge, CM, 1868-1933 is the result of many years of dedicated research by William L. Portier, the Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology and Ph.D. Program Director in the Department […]



We stood vigil in an overgrown field in back of the Comfort Inn in Lenoir City, Tennessee, shifting aimlessly in the slowly dimming light. The temperature had dropped.  Even though there was not a cloud in the sky, it was possible to stand in the direct blaze of a Southern summer afternoon sun and feel […]