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Desert Morning of Prayer

By | 2017-09-13T10:06:41+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Blog, Nun News Blog|

We encourage all young ladies to come on out to Tonopah for this prayerful and joyful discernment morning on Saturday, October 7th - led by Fr. Benedict Mary, FHS.  There will be a carpool leaving from Ss. Simon and Jude.  Email Sr. Anthony Mary at the Office of Consecrated Life for more details and [...]

The Power of Silence

By | 2017-06-27T17:15:02+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

Sadly it's been awhile since we've posted a Reading Reverie Book Review...not because we aren't reading! - but because the days have been going by so quickly and have left little time for blogging!  But a book has been making it's rounds in the Monastery and it's obvious that it is a MUST SHARE.  The [...]

Lenten Meatless Meal Plan, Week II

By | 2017-03-16T17:32:06+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Here is our 2nd Meatless Meal Plan Alms...We hope you enjoy it :) With the special St. Patrick's day dispensation for all the "Phoenix Pholk" from our beloved Bishop this year, I went back and forth as to whether I should post a "meat and potato" Irish recipe...OR...stick with the meatless meal plan.  Since I [...]

Queen Esther and the Contemplative Mission

By | 2017-03-09T19:07:26+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

In order to escape death, it is not enough to be in the king's house; Queen Esther cannot disown her race, she must labour to save it if she desires to secure her own safety."  - Abbess Cecile Bruyere Reading through the book of Esther is moving on many levels...it's an intriguing story with the [...]

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 [...]

Radiant Bride of Christ

By | 2016-12-13T18:40:35+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Nun News Blog|

With high praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, we are happy to share with you that on December 12, 2016, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sr. John-Mark Maria became a perpetually professed Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration. Our much beloved Bishop Olmsted celebrated the Mass of Profession along with Bishop Nevares and over a [...]

St Therese and Mercy

By | 2016-09-30T22:33:48+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Mercy|

Celebrating the Feast of St. Therese in the Year of Mercy seems very significant to me.  After all, Mercy is mentioned about 75 times in her writings.  Her path to holiness, the Little Way, was cleared and made ready by Mercy.  And, a pivotal moment in her life is when she wrote and made the [...]