Desert Nuns

Holy Thursday in the Year for Priests

In gratitude for the gift of the Priesthood Fr. Leo, CFR, bestowing his priestly blessing “We pray that by growing each day in fidelity and love for Christ, [priests] will be messengers of hope, reconciliation and peace in the midst of their brothers and sisters” – Pope... [Read more...]

Holy Week is Upon Us

The great pilgrimage of Lent is nearing its culmination and completion in the Sacred Triduum. We walked these 40 days with the Lord – learning invaluable lessons at the school of the Cross. The Sisters and I hope this Lent was life-changing and life-giving for all of you. As we enter into this... [Read more...]

1st Annual Nun Run…A whopping success

OK everyone…I have to tell you: The Nun Run was AWESOME.  We are estimating 1200 people!  WOW.  The weather was perfect.  The course was perfect.  The crowd was wonderful.  All in all, everyone seemed to have a marvelous time.  It was a day of fun and fitness and fellowship. THANK YOU JESUS. ... [Read more...]

More news bits for you to enjoy!

The Nun Run has made the news today!  The Examiner, an online news magazine, featured a WONDERFUL article by Torie Cooper.  We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.  If so, be sure to leave an encouraging comment for Torie!  It’s fantastic to see our life and mission so accurately represented. ... [Read more...]

AZ Nuns run to raise money

Here’s a link to the article corresponding to the Channel 12 Hero Central Spot. AZ Nuns run to raise money Also we were thrilled to learn that USA Today picked up the story that Lin Sue put together on Channel 12! The video is on their website. Yay! We had a runner in FL sign up because he saw... [Read more...]

Thanks Lin Sue and Channel 12

This beautiful piece appeared on AZ Central’s Channel 12 News last night – in the Hero Central spot.  The piece was put together so nicely by the people at Channel 12.  Lin Sue Cooney….thank you!  Read More →

Sr. Augustine in the News

Sr. Augustine was at Channel 15 studios this morning with Stephanie Sandoval.  Stephanie was kind enough to have Sister on the show to promote the nun run!  Sister and the wonderful people from the Herb Box were featured making Marathon Bars for the run.  View this fun segment by clicking the link... [Read more...]

Lights, Camera, Action…the Nun Run in the News!

OK, everybody…be sure to set your DVR’s.  The Nun Run will be in the news: Thursday, March 11th (all times are for Phoenix) Sonoran Living, Channel 15, LIVE 11 a.m. EWTN’s Life on the Rock (Call-In) 6 p.m. 12 News “Hero Central” (taped feature package) 10 p.m.  Read More →

Fox 10 Cory’s Corner

 This morning, Sr. Augustine Marie, Sr. Esther Marie, and Sr. John-Mark Maria appeared on Fox 10 News, Cory’s Corner.  Cory had the Sisters on to promote the upcoming NUN RUN! This fun segment did not take place in a studio, but outside…doing, of all things, a little bit of running!  ... [Read more...]

The Nun Run is in the News

TUNE IN TO FOX 10 MORNING SHOW on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10th at 10 a.m. This announcement is a bit late in coming to you, but Sr. Augustine Marie, Sr. Esther Marie and Sr. John-Mark Maria will be appearing on FOX 10 Morning Show on Wednesday Morning, March 10th.  Click here for details! In case you don’t... [Read more...]

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