Desert Nuns

When the Saints come marchin’ in…

We have some absolutely incredible news…ready? OK!  – All of the remaining stained glass windows are currently in production…AND…all of them (EXCEPT for St. Kateri – see below for more details on that) are completely financed.  We would like to offer our HEARTY THANKS... [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day

Yes, the civilization of love is possible; it is not a utopia. But it is only possible by a constant and ready reference to the “Father from whom all fatherhood on earth is named” (cf. Eph 3:14-15), from whom every human family comes. – Bl John Paul II To all fathers – we wish... [Read more...]

From pesky flies, O Lord, deliver us

R&R for Fergus It’s been an interesting few days here at Our Lady of Solitude with our 2 wild westies.  Last Friday morning ended up being a bit traumatic as Fergus awoke from sleep screaming in pain. Ends up, we think he strained a muscle.  (side note: he is back to 100% today). But on Saturday... [Read more...]

Listen, Decide, Act

On June 1, 2013, Pope Francis offered a reflection on the Visitation.  Again, he chose three words to sum up Mary’s attitude as she prepared to visit her cousin Elizabeth: LISTENING DECISION ACTION Pope Francis went on to say that these same words “show us the path before us of what the... [Read more...]