West Midwest

Ritamary Burnham, RSMSister Rita Burnham

60-year Jubilarian

Entered: August 14, 1959

Current Ministry: Ministry of Presence

Motto: I am with you always


Have you ever watched the rain falling softly on the new leaves of a tree…

delicate leaves that have freshly appeared after winter?

The moisture falls softly, touching this new spring growth nudging them, oh so tenderly.

The rain is like God's gentle and loving appearance in our lives,

nourishing and refreshing our days--

quenching our thirst like no other source,

generating new life and energy for body and soul.

Oh, what a wonder our God is!

Rita Burnham, RSM

Feb. 23, 2001


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