From the Roots

By | 2012-03-21T03:01:00+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"Saint Joseph was a just man, a tireless worker, the upright guardian of those entrusted to his care. May he always guard, protect and enlighten families." - Blessed John Paul IIYesterday was the Feast of St. Joseph - a day of great JOY and celebration here at Our Lady of Solitude.  St. Joseph is dearly [...]

One Week Away…

By | 2012-03-03T21:44:00+00:00 March 3rd, 2012|Nun News Blog|

I can hardly believe it, but we are only 1 week away from Nun Run 2012.  It's been really exciting to see the registrations trickling in.  From the looks of the numbers, we think there will be a GREAT crowd at Kiwanis for the Run.  Slowly but surely the number of Shadow Participants is growing [...]

You did not choose me. I chose you.

By | 2012-02-29T02:39:00+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"If we accept everything from God, our life will become the first verse of an eternal hymn, the dawn of happiness which will never end. Place yourself in the hands of God; see the hand of God in everything; resign yourself entirely to God." - Cardinal Merry Del ValWhen I was in kindergarten, I remember [...]

Run Nun, Run!

By | 2012-02-21T18:42:00+00:00 February 21st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

Yes, everybody...in case you forgot: NUN RUN 2012 is less than 3 weeks away.  Mark your calendars, register now: MARCH 10, 2012!!!!  Click here to REGISTER! Our registrations are down a bit this year.  So for the sake of Sr. John-Mark's morale (smile, smile), please sign up TODAY!  She heads up the Nun Run down [...]

What Legacy Will You Leave?

By | 2012-02-19T20:12:00+00:00 February 19th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

“Dear young people, let me now ask you a question. What will you leave to the next generation? Are you building your lives on firm foundations, building something that will endure? Are you living your lives in a way that opens up space for the Spirit in the midst of a world that wants to [...]

The Son’s Healing Rays

By | 2012-02-14T17:04:00+00:00 February 14th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"Beloved souls, in suffering and in joy, go to Jesus hidden in the Sacred Host and let the sweetness of His loving gaze fill you. Like the sick who expose their diseased bodies to the healing rays of the sun, expose miseries, no matter what they are, to the beams of light streaming forth from [...]

Stewing Over Some Things

By | 2012-02-08T17:49:00+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"If you have to be employed in domestic duties, as for instance in the kitchen, remember that the Lord goes about among the pots and pans, helping you in all things." + St. Teresa of AvilaPerhaps you didn't know that my mom is world famous for soup making - at least she is a famous [...]

Support Respect for Rights of Conscience Act

By | 2012-02-01T19:00:00+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"We cannot - we will not - comply with this unjust law. People of faith cannot be made second class citizens. We are already joined by our brothers and sisters of all faiths and many others of good will in this important effort to regain our religious freedom. Our parents and grandparents did not come [...]

Capacity to Love

By | 2012-01-18T02:26:00+00:00 January 18th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"Sanctity is the only cure for the vast unhappiness of our universal failure as human beings."- Caryll HouselanderFor all of you who prayed for the success of our recent Duc In Altum retreat: THANK YOU!  Your prayers were heard and answered in marvelous ways.  Unfortunately the days passed too quickly and kept me very busy...so busy [...]