On February 8th, we invited all to come and see Our Lady of Solitude Monastery Chapel! To celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, we had an open house, tour and reception. The day far exceeded our hopes! People from all over the Valley joined us. It was simply glorious. With a Chapel FULL of wonderful folks, we prayed together, celebrated Mass together, then Sister John-Mark led the visitors on a tour of the Chapel – including the soon-to-be cloistered portions. This gave us an opportunity to share our beautiful life with so many who support us year in and year out. The day concluded with a light reception and wonderful fellowship. It was wonderful to have this opportunity to explain our hidden contemplative life and to share our firm hopes for the future construction of the Monastery (with full trust in God’s Providence and the generosity of His children in making this possible!).
For those who were unable to attend, we took photos to share with you. Our hearty thanks to all of our benefactors and friends here in Phoenix and beyond. And to those who were able to attend, THANK YOU FOR COMING! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did 🙂
The next YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE event is a Eucharistic Holy Hour and Vespers on Saturday, February 28th @ 4 p.m.
Also, be sure that the NUN RUN is on your calendars: SATURDAY, MARCH 7th. Register before February 22nd to get the best price!
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