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Last Minute Gift Ideas

By | 2013-12-10T16:25:48+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

Christmas is coming quickly!  We are already well into the 2nd Week of Advent!  Wondering what to get for the person who has everything?  Looking for a gift like...nun-other? :) We have a few ideas:   1.)  GIFT REGISTRATION for the Desert NUN RUN: Got an athlete in the family?  A runner?  A walker?  Register [...]

Grateful and Longing Hearts

By | 2013-12-04T01:00:51+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

You turkeys! We were blessed to have Fr. Bob Reddy from Canada and Sr. Genevieve, OSB join us for our Thanksgiving festivities! A belated happy Thanksgiving to you!  We hope your day was filled with much joy, as was ours.  Thanksgiving gives us a great opportunity to reflect with gratitude on [...]

And the greatest of these is…

By | 2013-11-15T03:46:27+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

Love. I've been slowly making my way through  The Hidden Life from the Collected Words of Edith Stein. Quite uncharacteristically and quite providentially, I actually read the editor's introduction.  And I came across a lil' gem: Edith Stein possessed this gift that Gabriel Marcel appropriately calls 'creative fidelity,' which means making ourselves interiorly open and [...]

NEW Stained Glass Windows Video!!!!!

By | 2013-10-22T02:48:12+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Nun News Blog|

On October 11th, all of the remaining Saint windows were installed in the Chapel.  It is simply incredible.  For all of you native Phoenicians, make the trek to Tonopah to see them in person!  It is quite a glorious sight. We extend our sincere thanks to each and every donor who made these windows possible.  [...]

Contemplatives and the New Evangelization

By | 2013-09-24T21:26:56+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

I want to be an apostle like you, from the heart of my dear solitude. I want to work for the glory of God, and that means I MUST BE FILLED WITH HIM." (Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity, Letter to a priest, June 22, 1902) One of my duties is to go grocery shopping each [...]

The Moon, Delight, and Dr. Pepper

By | 2013-09-19T23:12:50+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

During a recent family visit, I had the unique experience of watching my 2 1/2 year old niece drink a Dr. Pepper.  My brother opened it for her and she took the shiny can in her hand and looked like her excitement was going to brim over.  She took a sip with a huge smile [...]

St. Francis of Assisi Novena

By | 2013-09-16T22:29:40+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

We are gearing up to begin the Novena to Our Holy Father Francis from Sept. 25th through Oct. 3rd, in preparation for his Feast Day on the 4th.  Please send us your petitions so that we can remember them during the novena.  The intentions that you send to us will be printed and placed in [...]

E-Newsletters and Living Stones

By | 2013-09-13T04:04:25+00:00 September 13th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

E-Newsletter Subscribe For quite awhile now, many of our friends have encouraged us to send email updates.  So many of our supporters send us their email addresses for that very purpose - 'in case you ever decide to send e-updates' and so on.  At long last, we've begun...not one E-Newsletter, but TWO!!! DESERT NUN NEWS [...]