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Celebrate St. Clare with the PCPAs

By |2021-08-02T14:36:31-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Please join your prayers to ours as we begin the Novena to St. Clare on August 2nd.  Click here to download a copy of the Novena.  Also feel free to send us your petitions for the novena if you would like, using the form below.  Also, we invite you to join us as we [...]

Happy 10th Birthday, Our Lady of Solitude Chapel!

By |2021-05-07T15:24:40-07:00May 7th, 2021|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Today we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Dedication of Our Lady of Solitude Chapel!  And we do so with hearts full to overflowing with gratitude... This is a special celebration for us as we are just days away from completing construction on the new Our Lady of Solitude Monastery that adjoins the Chapel!  [...]

Christmas Schedule

By |2020-12-21T13:22:15-07:00December 21st, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Inviting you to celebrate Christmas at the Monastery CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE Thursday, December 24th -Instrumental Prelude: 8:15 p.m. -Matins: 8:30 p.m. -Holy Mass at 9 p.m. *please note: there was a misprint of the Mass time in our recent mailing.  Holy Mass on Christmas Eve is at 9 p.m., NOT at 10 p.m.  Friday, December [...]

Lots to Celebrate

By |2020-10-06T16:52:33-07:00October 6th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

"O desert of Christ, burgeoning with flowers!  O solitude, in which those stones are produced of which the Apocalypse the city of the great king is constructed!  O wilderness that rejoiced in intimacy with God!" - St. Jerome On September 9th, our community was blessed to add Sr. Faustina Marie of the Father's Merciful [...]

Preparing to Celebrate Saint Clare of Assisi

By |2020-08-09T13:22:02-07:00August 1st, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

[We invite you to join us as we begin the Novena of St. Clare on Aug. 2nd and to join us, as well, on Aug. 10th and 11th as we celebrate her Solemnity.  Scroll down for details] Lately I have been considering how Our Holy Mother Clare responded when Saracens threatened to invade the [...]

Our Lady of Solitude

By |2020-04-11T10:54:02-07:00April 11th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Our Lady of Solitude, Our Lady of Hope, Pray for us! Today we are celebrating the Patronal Feast Day of our Monastery.  On Holy Saturday, Our Lady awaited in silence, solitude, and hope, the blessed Resurrection of her Son.  The image above is a statue of Our Lady of Solitude found in our cloistered Adoration [...]

Why is this Triduum different from every other Triduum?

By |2020-04-09T15:50:37-07:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

"As we adore the mystery of how our burden has been borne for us, the most we can do is formulate the resolution to be willing to bear what is given us to bear." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar In the seder meal, the youngest child asks the question: "Why is this night different from [...]

Prologue of St. John’s Gospel

By |2020-03-19T19:12:28-07:00March 19th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Years ago, when we were still at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Alabama with Mother Angelica, severe weather and tornado warnings were a common occurrence.  Each time the sirens sounded, Rev. Mother gathered us all together and - as a community - we prayed the Prologue of St. John's Gospel. Tornadoes and [...]

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