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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 [...]

“Give Me your sins…”

By | 2015-01-05T13:47:47+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Nun News Blog|

The economy of salvation is marked by a law whose operation we can still verify in our own lives: the 'theophanies', or manifestations of the mystery, are measured by the kenosis of love; the more our God gives Himself, the more He reveals Himself." - Fr. Jean Corbon Since Christmas Eve, when we set up [...]

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 [...]

Come Celebrate Christmas with Us

By | 2014-12-09T22:09:41+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Nun News Blog|

Make the pilgrimage out to Our Lady of Solitude Chapel to celebrate Christmas with the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration! Special Mass Times Wednesday, December 24th - Christmas Mass at Night @ 10 p.m. Thursday, December 25th - Christmas Mass in the Morning @ 9 a.m. Sunday, December 28th - Holy Mass @ 10 a.m. [...]

Grateful and Longing Hearts

By | 2013-12-04T01:00:51+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

You turkeys! We were blessed to have Fr. Bob Reddy from Canada and Sr. Genevieve, OSB join us for our Thanksgiving festivities! A belated happy Thanksgiving to you!  We hope your day was filled with much joy, as was ours.  Thanksgiving gives us a great opportunity to reflect with gratitude on [...]

What can I bring Him?

By | 2011-12-28T04:54:00+00:00 December 28th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

What can I give Him, poor as I am? If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb, If I were a wise man, I would do my part, Yet what I can I give Him, give my heart? (From Christina Rossetti's In the Bleak Midwinter)  St. Francis, we know, was a great lover [...]

Epiphany 2011 with Fr. Anselm

By | 2011-01-03T02:00:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Then entered in those Wise men threeFull reverently upon their kneeAnd offered there in His presenceTheir gold and myrrh and frankincense.Noel, Noel, Noel, NoelBorn is the King of Israel! The Feast of Epiphany is among my favorite days of the liturgical year.  On the EWTN website, I read a wonderful article by Fr. Alban Butler.  [...]