Video from Sr. John-Mark’s Profession

By |2016-12-29T13:56:33-07:00December 29th, 2016|Nun News Blog|

Enjoy this video from Sr. John-Mark's Perpetual Profession on December 12th, 2016! It was a most glorious day as evidenced in the photos! A special word of thanks to John Bering for the glorious photos! And another word of thanks to the wonderful folks at Papercastle Records for providing the beautiful and moving music (Starlight [...]

Jubilee Indulgence and Resources

By |2015-12-12T21:30:03-07:00December 12th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

I am truly your merciful Mother, yours and all the people who live united in this land and of all the other people of different ancestries, my lovers, who love me, those who seek me, those who trust in me. Here I will hear their weeping, their complaints and heal all their sorrows, hardships and [...]

Advent Photo Update

By |2015-11-30T17:47:05-07:00November 30th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Advent is concerned with that very connection between memory and hope which is so necessary to man. Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church’s year [...]

Unity in Diversity

By |2014-12-30T23:11:33-07:00December 30th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Consecrated Life|

Sr. Marie Andre at Matins on Christmas Eve One of the most beautiful dimensions of Religious Life is community.  And it can also be full of challenges as well! Pope Francis wisely spoke thus (which, no doubt, can be applied to family life, as well): "From experience I know that community life is [...]

Perfect JOY and the Consecrated Life

By |2014-12-13T19:04:30-07:00December 13th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

The consecrated life will not flourish as a result of brilliant vocation programs, but because the young people we meet find us attractive, because they see us as men and women who are happy!" - Pope Francis Enjoying a visit with Sr. Anthony Mary, R.S.M., the new director of the Office of Consecrated Life [...]

Am I not the source of your joy?

By |2014-12-12T03:20:09-07:00December 12th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

    Are you not under my shadow and protection? Am I not the source of your joy?" - Our Lady to Juan Diego   Today we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  She is the Protectress of the Americas and the Unborn, and the Patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix.  She is our [...]

In Him Alone is Our Hope

By |2014-12-09T22:41:28-07:00December 9th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

So there are challenging books and then there are CHALLENGING books.  This, my friends, is a CHALLENGING book.  It's only 136 pages long.  But WOWZERS, it really packs a punch.  The book contains the conferences given during a retreat that Pope Francis (then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio) gave to the Bishops of Spain. The title [...]

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