Desert Nuns

Happy Anniversary, Our Lady of Solitude Chapel

Four years ago today, our beautiful Chapel was solemnly dedicated by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted!  As we celebrate this great Solemnity and Anniversary today, we give thanks to this beautiful lady pictured to the right, Mrs. Connie Basha Vitale, and to her deceased sister Camille Basha!  And we extend... [Read more...]

May Flowers

Spring here at the Monastery has been peaceful, joyful and full of life!  The Easter Season is speeding by at an alarming rate!  We always make note, with a smile, how quickly Easter flies by, but how Lent marches on with a slow (and sometimes grueling) rate! We hope you enjoy the photos in this post... [Read more...]

Persevere in Running the Race

Future’s so bright, ya gotta wear shades! We have been getting messages from folks saying that, in the world of social media, today is “Thank a Nun Day”  (how fun!) , and so we want to extend our own “thank you” to all those who have been reaching out to thank us today! We... [Read more...]

Complain!?!

In a box of wonderful old books that a kind soul recently sent to us, there was paperback ‘inspiration’ booklet by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.  In it I came across this treasure.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I have: The Divine Healer by Archbishop Fulton Sheen God does not frown on your... [Read more...]