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Novena in Honor of St. Clare of Assisi
Please join us as we pray a Novena in honor of St. Clare, from August 2nd through August 10th. Click here to download a copy of the novena. Fill out the form below to send us your petitions.
Join us at Our Lady of Solitude Chapel to celebrate the Solemnity of Our Holy Clare:
Sunday, August 10th @ 5 p.m.
Transitus of St. Clare, with Vespers and
Veneration of her Relic
Monday,... Read More
What does it mean to be ‘blessed’ (makarioi in Greek)? To be blessed means to be happy. Tell me: Do you really want to be happy? In an age when we are constantly being enticed by vain and empty illusions of happiness, we risk settling for less and ‘thinking small’ when it comes to the meaning of life. Think big instead! Open your hearts!” –... Read More
Do you remember when…
On June 22nd, we celebrated the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (enjoy the lil’ video of pics from our Eucharistic Procession below). The first reading for the Solemnity is taken from Deuteronomy 8:
Remember how for forty years now the LORD, your God, has directed all your journeying in the desert, so as to test you by affliction and find out whether or not it was your... Read More
Sacred Heart Novena
In the Heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together. Here is for us the source of life. This Heart is the Heart of the Triune Divinity, and the center of all human hearts… It draws us to itself with secret power, it conceals us in itself in the Father’s bosom and floods us with the Holy Spirit. This Heart, it... Read More
Imploring Your Prayers
Ultimately, in the battle against lies and violence, truth and love have no other weapon than the witness of suffering.”
- Pope Benedict XVI
We awoke this morning to the devastating news that two Phoenix priests had been victims of a senseless act of violence. With deep sadness we heard that Fr. Kenneth Walker’s life was taken and that Fr. Joseph Terra... Read More
Novena to the Holy Spirit
The novena in honor of the Holy Spirit is the oldest of all novenas. Our Lord instructed the Apostles to go back and await the coming of the Holy Spirit on the first Pentecost, nine days after He ascended into Heaven.
We invite you to join us as we pray the following Novena in preparation for the coming of the Holy Spirit anew at Pentecost . If you would like to add your... Read More
For many years now we’ve been blessed in our friendship with Fr. Jim Parker from the diocese of Rockford, IL. Though, due to his responsibilities as Pastor, he can’t make it out to see us as often as we’d like, we enjoy his visits immensely when he can squeeze in a trip to the desert. And during his time here, we put him to work. He is a Pray-er Extraordinaire... Read More
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