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Monastery Lenten Meal Idea, Week I

By | 2017-03-09T02:09:16+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Several folks have asked me for some good, healthy meatless meal ideas from the Monastery for Lent this year!  When it comes to eating meatless, we've got a wealth of recipe ideas - as we abstain from meat for the whole of Lent and Advent, as well as Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays the rest [...]

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 [...]

Little Poor Man of Assisi

By | 2016-09-22T18:06:39+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

On Sunday, September 25th, the Novena to St. Francis will begin.  Pray it with us and/or send us  your intentions for the Novena via the form at the bottom of this post. Also, all are invited to join us as we celebrate the Feast Day of this Little Poor Man of Assisi at Our Lady [...]

Laughter is the Best Medicine

By | 2016-06-30T23:45:53+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly. -GK Chesterton Ever since I was a little girl (and my brother freed me from those cumbersome training wheels) I have always loved a nice long bike ride - the peace, quiet, wind in my hair (or now in my veil!) and the open road. I was [...]

This, That, & the Other Thing

By | 2016-06-23T01:40:08+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

Things here at Our Lady of Solitude have been quite busy!  So this is a "catch-up" blog, reaching as far back as May!  My heavens! - where has the time gone?!?! May Crowning:  May Crowning is always such a beautiful day and this year was no exception.  Some of our local Tonopah children brought "flowers [...]

“You Are A Priest Forever…”

By | 2016-05-14T17:56:45+00:00 May 14th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

To devote ourselves to Jesus in the Eucharist, to the Church, to the interests of the glory of God, to the extension of the Kingdom of Our Lord, these are our duties. And do not say that, because of our humility, it is too great a vocation. As adoring souls, we must lead all souls [...]