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Video from Sr. John-Mark’s Profession

By | 2016-12-29T13:56:33+00:00 December 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 [...]

Little Drummer Boy and the Parable of the Talents

By | 2015-12-22T18:53:34+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

In the parable of the talents, Jesus warns us not to close ourselves off from coming to know Him through faith, and not to be slothful in using all the things that God is continuing giving us.” - Fr. Tadeusz Dajczer If you’re not familiar with the Parable of the Talents, then before proceeding have [...]

Jubilee Indulgence and Resources

By | 2015-12-12T21:30:03+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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 [...]

Year of Consecrated Life

By | 2014-11-22T01:40:24+00:00 November 22nd, 2014|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

  Every vocation, even within the variety of paths, always requires an exodus from oneself in order to center one’s life on Christ and on his Gospel.... We must surmount the ways of thinking and acting that do not conform to the will of God. It is an exodus that leads us on a journey [...]