Desert Nuns

Monsoon Season

It is definitely monsoon season in the desert.  We’ve had cloudy skies, rain, and cool temps (OK, ‘cool’ is a relative term.  It was under 100 degress – so that’s cool).  Sr. John-Mark and I were taking the puppies out last night, and she made a bold statement: “Wow,... [Read more...]

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for Us

Outside of Sacred Scripture, some of the most consoling words ever spoken were those said by Our Lady to St. Juan Diego in her apparition in Guadalupe:  “Am I not here, I, who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and protection? Am I not the source of your joy? Are you not in the hollow... [Read more...]

“We get by with a little help from our friends…”

Yesterday was our first ‘official’ packing extravaganza!  We’ve been doing stuff here and there – but yesterday we really got to business and did some major packing!  Sr. Marie Andre made a few calls and before we knew it about 8 friends said they’d be here to kick-off... [Read more...]

Visitors, Packing, Excitement

For some odd reason, we get a lot of visitors in the Summer.  We’re so grateful – but we pity them having to bear with the Arizona heat!  We feel like we are natives now – even spending some time outside in the habit in 115 degree heat.  Honestly, dry heat really is much easier to... [Read more...]