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The Power of Silence

By | 2017-06-27T17:15:02+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

Sadly it's been awhile since we've posted a Reading Reverie Book Review...not because we aren't reading! - but because the days have been going by so quickly and have left little time for blogging!  But a book has been making it's rounds in the Monastery and it's obvious that it is a MUST SHARE.  The [...]

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

By | 2017-04-05T02:22:54+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Holy Week & Easter Schedule Palm Sunday Mass - 9 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper - 5 p.m. Good Friday Stations of the Cross - 11 a.m.* Celebration of the Passion of the Lord - 3 p.m. Holy Saturday** (Devotion to Our Lady of Solitude) - 9 a.m.* Easter Vigil Mass - [...]

Lenten Meatless Meal Plan Alms, Week IV

By | 2017-03-30T23:20:20+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Many moons ago, ASU students visited for day of discernment and prayer.  I was able to make them a home-cooked lunch...namely Pumpkin Mac-n-Cheese.  However, by the time they were ready for lunch, it had been sitting in the oven for quite some time and looked miserably dried out.  But you gotta love college kids!  True [...]

Lenten Meatless Meal Alms, Week III

By | 2017-03-24T02:15:35+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

This week's meal "alms" is a real treat - a very monastic one at that!  Soup and bread.  It's a mainstay here.  I'd say, if I have a specialty, it is soup!  Perhaps I get that from my mom who makes the best bowl of soup in Pennsylvania!  Lentil Lenten Chili Lent wouldn't be Lent [...]

A Visit from the Colonnade

By | 2017-03-16T23:34:46+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Mother Marie Andre and Sr. Marie St. Paul's parents, Norman and Barbara Campbell, live in a wonderful retirement community (The Colonnade) in nearby Surprise AZ.  We were delighted to welcome a large group from the Colonnade as they came for a visit and tour of Our Lady of Solitude.  Enjoy these photos of the delightful [...]