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Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska

By | 2014-09-18T03:31:37+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

Just like The Father’s Tale, in my first blog book review, Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska could be used to prop open a door, but once again I highly recommend it. Here are some quotes for a sneak peak. “Let that which He has ordained happen to me” “True greatness of the soul is in [...]

Leisure: The Basis of Culture

By | 2014-09-10T17:43:37+00:00 September 10th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

As a cloistered contemplative Nun, a question I frequently receive is, “What do you do?” This is closely followed by, “What? All you do is pray?” Leisure: The Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper explores the notion of “not everything is useless, which cannot be brought under the definition of the useful.” In our ‘workaday” [...]

The Father’s Tale

By | 2014-09-04T18:06:45+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

Before I entered the monastery I did not read much. I enjoyed reading bedtime stories to my nieces and nephews, I excitingly read restaurant menus and I longed for the Sunday comics to be delivered, but that was the extent of it. What, a cloistered nun who doesn’t like to read? Can it be? However, [...]