Desert Nuns

New Translation of the Roman Missal

It’s hard to believe that today is the Solemnity of Christ the King – the last Sunday of Ordinary time!  This feast always brings to mind one of my favorite polyphony pieces we used to sing at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery (we don’t dare try it here with so few voices!): JESU REX... [Read more...]

The Desire for Something More

“Part of being young is desiring something beyond everyday life and a secure job, a yearning for something really truly greater. Is this simply an empty dream that fades away as we become older? No! Men and women were created for something great, for infinity. Nothing else will ever be enough.... [Read more...]

All You Saints of God, Pray for Us!

We were blessed to have a visit from the Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe! The Solemnity of All Saints – what an awesome day!  The Sisters and I just finished our Feast Day dinner and festivities.  It’s our tradition, on this day, to choose a Saint to be our patron for... [Read more...]