Desert Nuns
ASU Invasion

To you, who are at the beginning of the journey of life, I ask: have you thought about the talents that God has given you? Have you thought about how you can put them at the service of others? Don’t bury your talents! Bet on big ideals, those ideals that enlarge the heart, those ideals that will make your talents fruitful. Life is not given to us... [Read more...]

This-n-That

Here at the Monastery things have been rather busy!  Earlier this month we were blessed to have Jennifer join us from the San Francisco area.  She is doing her candidacy with us now (a  3 month live-in discernment period).  Do keep her in your prayers, as she discerns and experiences our life at PCPAs. Last weekend we were blessed with a visit from... [Read more...]

4th Annual Nun Run

It’s that glorious time of year again…when we begin preparing for the Nun Run! The 4th Annual Nun Run is quickly approaching, so… MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  AND REGISTER NOW Here’s all the info and a link to the new www.desertnunrun.com When: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 Where: Kiwanis Park, Tempe AZ What: 10K, 5K, 1mile   PARISH... [Read more...]

More Pics of our Postulant

A special thanks to the amazing Daisy Delgado for the awesome photos!  And a big thank you to all those who emailed pics and comments about Sr. Tara’s entrance.  Your words of encouragement and your prayers are mightily appreciated!  As we continue to walk with sure step in this Year of Faith, be assured of our prayers for all of our supporters! ... [Read more...]

A Day to Remember

Saturday, March 10th – the 3rd Annual Nun Run 2012 – was a day to remember!  From beautiful weather to the 1,135 participants, the day was perfect from START to FINISH. Jeff Fuentabella – our faithful photographer – uploaded his 1100 photos.Be sure to check them out:Nun Run 2012 Photos, Part INun Run 2012 Photos, Part II Also,... [Read more...]

Run Nun, Run!

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 to the last smallest detail... [Read more...]

The Desire for Something More

“Part of being young is desiring something beyond everyday life and a secure job, a yearning for something really truly greater. Is this simply an empty dream that fades away as we become older? No! Men and women were created for something great, for infinity. Nothing else will ever be enough. Saint Augustine was right when he said: “Our... [Read more...]