Desert Nuns

Contemplatives and the New Evangelization

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 week. Our local grocery store... [Read more...]

The Moon, Delight, and Dr. Pepper

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 on her face.  Then the carbonated... [Read more...]

St. Francis of Assisi Novena

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 our chapel... [Read more...]

E-Newsletters and Living Stones

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... [Read more...]

Jesus Caritas…

Enjoy the latest photos of the Bl. Charles de Foucauld window.  Bovard Studios is still projecting that the install date for ALL the remaining windows will be sometime in October!  HOW EXCITING!!!  Read More →