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Lenten Meatless Meal Plan Alms, Week IV

By | 2017-03-30T23:20:20+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

Many moons ago, ASU students visited for day of discernment and prayer.  I was able to make them a home-cooked lunch...namely Pumpkin Mac-n-Cheese.  However, by the time they were ready for lunch, it had been sitting in the oven for quite some time and looked miserably dried out.  But you gotta love college kids!  True [...]

Lenten Meatless Meal Alms, Week III

By | 2017-03-24T02:15:35+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Nun News Blog|

This week's meal "alms" is a real treat - a very monastic one at that!  Soup and bread.  It's a mainstay here.  I'd say, if I have a specialty, it is soup!  Perhaps I get that from my mom who makes the best bowl of soup in Pennsylvania!  Lentil Lenten Chili Lent wouldn't be Lent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s Nun Run Time!

By | 2017-02-22T22:49:59+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Nun News Blog|

It is that wonderful time of year when we host our largest fundraising event of the year: THE NUN RUN!  8th year running...on March 4th @ Kiwanis Park in Tempe...10K, 5K, 1mi, and Silent Auction.  This year the Nun Run is presented by our title sponsors Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Homes of Phoenix.  A big [...]

A Spring Update

By | 2016-04-12T21:52:20+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

Spring in the desert has been beautiful, blessed, and busy! Things started getting busy with the Nun Run and are only now beginning to slow down!  Speaking of the Nun Run, we recently uploaded about 50 photos - more will be added over the next few days.  Check them out!  With over 900 participants, it [...]