Monthly Archives: June 2015

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The Confessions

By | 2015-06-25T21:51:31+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

Ferg doesn't really like when we have our nose in a book! - He would much rather be the center of attention!! (see bottom left of pic) Very slowly I've been working my way through The Confessions by St. Augustine.  Surprisingly, it's my first full read of this classic.  I've tried to plow [...]

Grooming Grace by Fergus

By | 2015-06-12T01:38:49+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Nun News Blog|

Fergus before "the summer cut" Sr. Augusta's Clothing Ceremony, A Refelction by Fergus, the West Highland Terrier   It's getting hot here in Arizona, so at the end of May, the Sisters decided it was time for the "summer cut".  NOOOO!  Not the dreaded summer cut: Bye bye westie fluffy adorableness, hello 'rat [...]

God’s Faithfulness

By | 2015-06-09T17:23:22+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

When the bow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature—every mortal being that is on earth." - Genesis 9:16 Obviously these photos are not in chronological order! - Sr. Augusta is not a postulant again!  Rather, I am not just getting around to [...]

Sr. Marie Andre’s Exhortation

By | 2015-06-08T18:38:14+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Sr. Marie Andre's Exhortation at the Clothing Ceremony of Sr. Augusta Mary of Our Lady of Grace on June 6th, 2015 Many people have questions about this life and they often don’t understand what we do or why we do it! The interior apostolate (the contemplative life which we live here as cloistered nuns) CAN [...]

Consecrated Life is Beautiful

By | 2015-06-04T18:17:17+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Once again, we have to ask ourselves: Is Jesus really our first and only love, as we promised he would be when we professed our vows? Only if he is, will we be empowered to love, in truth and mercy, every person who crosses our path. For we will have learned from Jesus the meaning [...]