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Our Lady of Solitude

By |2020-04-11T10:54:02-07:00April 11th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

Our Lady of Solitude, Our Lady of Hope, Pray for us! Today we are celebrating the Patronal Feast Day of our Monastery.  On Holy Saturday, Our Lady awaited in silence, solitude, and hope, the blessed Resurrection of her Son.  The image above is a statue of Our Lady of Solitude found in our cloistered Adoration [...]

Why is this Triduum different from every other Triduum?

By |2020-04-09T15:50:37-07:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

"As we adore the mystery of how our burden has been borne for us, the most we can do is formulate the resolution to be willing to bear what is given us to bear." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar In the seder meal, the youngest child asks the question: "Why is this night different from [...]

Sr. Mary Brigid of the Good Shepherd

By |2020-02-18T19:48:31-07:00February 18th, 2020|Blog, Nun News Blog|

On the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Angelle Damare was invested in the Holy Habit and received her new name: Sr. Mary Brigid of the Good Shepherd.  We hope you enjoy these video highlights of the beautiful day!  Also, we wanted to share Rev. Mother Marie Andre's  powerful exhortation on this occasion - just [...]

Vocation Retreat and Resource

By |2018-05-17T10:48:23-07:00May 16th, 2018|Blog, Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

"Do no be afraid because great courage is required if we are to open the doors to Christ, if we are to let Christ enter into our hearts...Do not be afraid!  If you begin to lose courage, turn to Mary, Seat of Wisdom; with her at your side, you will never be afraid." - [...]

St. Therese’s Face-Palm

By |2018-02-02T20:19:23-07:00February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Nun News Blog|

In 4th grade, I made it to the final round of our class spelling bee.  Mr. McGee was wielding the spelling list like a sword, trying to take one of us down so as to proclaim a winner.  But word after word, my opponent and I kept the spelling bee buzzing.  Until... Mr. McGee [...]

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