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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2 Peas in a Pod: St. Francis and Pope Francis

By | 2016-01-26T22:37:31+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Mercy|

The message of Jesus is mercy.  For me, and I say this with humility, it is the Lord's strongest message." - Pope Francis In the life of St. Francis of Assisi, we see how the Mercy of God met him in his darkest hours.  Not only meeting him, but redeeming him, transforming him, filling him [...]

“Gimme space!” vs. Making Space

By | 2015-10-31T03:10:42+00:00 October 31st, 2015|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Consecrated Life|

Chiara and Enrico learned in a marvelous way how to make space for grace; and grace cannot wait to show us the marvels of what it can do." Usually when I read a book, I plow through it, all the while writing down tons of quotes and putting sticky notes everywhere!  But this was not [...]

I LOVE THE LITURGICAL YEAR

By | 2015-09-29T17:39:16+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Today, September 29th, begins 10 consecutive days of AWESOME Feast Days - these happen to be some of my favorite 10 days of the entire liturgical year: Sept. 29th - Feast of the Archangels Sept. 30th - Memorial of St. Jerome AND the Anniversary of the death of St. Therese Oct. 1st - Memorial of [...]

Missionary of Mercy and Encounter

By | 2015-09-21T23:25:52+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Nun News Blog|

We are celebrating the feast of the apostle and evangelist Saint Matthew.  We are celebrating the story of a conversion.  Matthew himself, in his Gospel, tell us what it was like, this encounter which changed his life.  He shows us an “exchange of glances” capable of changing history. - Pope Francis, Sept 21, 2015 The [...]

Wounds of Christ

By | 2015-09-18T01:46:12+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Today is the beautiful and moving Feast of the Stigmata of St. Francis.  To be so surrendered to Our Crucified Love!  How much we learn from this meeting of Love with love. The perfect day to meditate on Galatians 2:20 "I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me; insofar as I now live [...]