2011

Our Holy Mother Clare, Pray for Us

By | 2011-08-02T20:26:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

"What a great and worthy exchange - To leave the things of time for those of eternity, To choose the things of heaven for the goods of earth, To receive the hundred-fold in place of the one. And to possess a blessed and eternal life."The Novena to St. Clare begins today (Providentially, the novena begins [...]

Von Hildebrand’s Transformation in Christ

By | 2011-06-04T21:54:00+00:00 June 4th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

A meditation from Sr. Mary Fidelis on Von Hildebrand's TRANSFORMATION in CHRIST:One of my favorite books to come back to again and again is Dietrich von Hildebrand's Transformation in Christ. Here is a sampling of the chapter titles: Contrition, True Simplicity, True Freedom, Holy Patience, Holy Mercy, True Surrender of Self. But the first chapter [...]

Local Mass of Thankgiving Snapshots

By | 2011-06-01T17:33:00+00:00 June 1st, 2011|Nun News Blog|

On Saturday, May 28th, Fr. Billy Kosco celebrated a local Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady of Solitude for those from the Tonopah/Buckeye area.  It was a joyful day spent giving thanks to God for choosing Tonopah as the place for our monastery.  Here in this 'out of the way' place Our Lord is very [...]

EWTN Youtube of Chapel Dedication!

By | 2011-05-14T01:36:00+00:00 May 14th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

To all those who made inquiries: as far as I know, EWTN is not offering a dvd of the dedication for purchase. However, if that changes we will let you know. In the meantime, here is the youtube version.  ENJOY!  Click here to read the text of Bishop Olmsted's homily

Plank Owners

By | 2011-05-09T04:22:00+00:00 May 9th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

ON MAY 7th, 2011 - OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE CHAPEL WAS SOLEMNLY CONSECRATED.  ALLELUIA!!!A friend of ours whose husband is a naval captain compared the dedication of the Chapel to 'a ship coming to life'.  And this is a very good comparison.  The rite of the dedication of a church is rich with symbolism and [...]

Public Mass Schedule

By | 2011-05-01T03:39:00+00:00 May 1st, 2011|Nun News Blog|

At long last, Our Lady of Solitude Chapel will be dedication on Saturday, May 7th, and thereafter will be open to the public.  The actual Dedication Mass, due to very limited room in the Chapel, is by invitation only!  But have no fear, EWTN is televising it LIVE - so set your TiVo and be [...]

BLESSED John Paul II, We Love You

By | 2011-05-01T03:34:00+00:00 May 1st, 2011|Nun News Blog|

As we were packing up our things and preparing to begin this new foundation 6 years ago, the Lord called Pope John Paul II home.  It seems like only yesterday that we heard that our beloved JPII had taken a turn for the worst.  We all remember where we were when we heard that he [...]

The Humanness of It All

By | 2011-04-25T04:27:00+00:00 April 25th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Our THANKS to our dear friend, Fr. Fred Adamson, for celebrating Holy Week and Easter with us!!!There is something in the human heart that rejoices in solemnity - the pomp and circumstance that properly marks certain liturgical feasts and life-moments.  Simultaneously, there is also something in the human heart that rejoices when such solemnity is [...]