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Spreading the Good News
Would you consider becoming little missionaries for our Monastery – and offering some hands on help to spread the good news about the Year of Consecrated Life and our Monastery?!?
Here’s our plea:
We recently had some new vocation brochures printed, as well as having about 300 extra Year of Consecrated Life compendiums and some Prayer for Vocations holy cards.
And... Read More
Following the Light
Epiphany House Blessing 2015
“By the example of the Magi, with our little lights, may we seek the Light.” – Pope Francis
Over the years, I’ve found that the most popular question from a discerner to a vocation directress/director is: “What’s your story?”
Perhaps we might think that the most popular question might be one of the following:... Read More
“Give Me your sins…”
The economy of salvation is marked by a law whose operation we can still verify in our own lives: the ‘theophanies’, or manifestations of the mystery, are measured by the kenosis of love; the more our God gives Himself, the more He reveals Himself.” – Fr. Jean Corbon
Since Christmas Eve, when we set up the Nativity scene in our house chapel, the Three... Read More
Unity in Diversity
Sr. Marie Andre at Matins on Christmas Eve
One of the most beautiful dimensions of Religious Life is community. And it can also be full of challenges as well! Pope Francis wisely spoke thus (which, no doubt, can be applied to family life, as well): “From experience I know that community life is not always easy, but it is a providential training ground for the heart. ... Read More
Perfect JOY and the Consecrated Life
The consecrated life will not flourish as a result of brilliant vocation programs, but because the young people we meet find us attractive, because they see us as men and women who are happy!” – Pope Francis
Enjoying a visit with Sr. Anthony Mary, R.S.M., the new director of the Office of Consecrated Life for the Diocese of Phoenix, and Sr. Sabrina
Pope Francis,... Read More
Am I not the source of your joy?
Are you not under my shadow and protection? Am I not the source of your joy?” – Our Lady to Juan Diego
Today we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is the Protectress of the Americas and the Unborn, and the Patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix. She is our Mother and the Cause of our Joy.
Our community gives thanks as today Sr. John-Mark... Read More
In Him Alone is Our Hope
So there are challenging books and then there are CHALLENGING books. This, my friends, is a CHALLENGING book. It’s only 136 pages long. But WOWZERS, it really packs a punch. The book contains the conferences given during a retreat that Pope Francis (then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio) gave to the Bishops of Spain.
The title of the book is In Him Alone is Our... Read More
Come Celebrate Christmas with Us
Make the pilgrimage out to Our Lady of Solitude Chapel to celebrate Christmas with the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration!
Special Mass Times
Wednesday, December 24th – Christmas Mass at Night @ 10 p.m.
Thursday, December 25th – Christmas Mass in the Morning @ 9 a.m.
Sunday, December 28th – Holy Mass @ 10 a.m.
Wednesday, December 31st – Holy Mass... Read More
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