Queen Esther and the Contemplative Mission

By |2017-03-09T19:07:26-07:00March 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 [...]

Upcoming Healing Service

By |2016-01-06T21:36:32-07:00January 6th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

"With confidence, tell the Madonna and her son Jesus about your expectations, your hopes, your joys and your sufferings, and trust in the help of Jesus and the support of Mary." - Pope Francis Mark your calendars and please plan on joining us... To celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy and to honor Our Lady [...]

Jubilee Indulgence and Resources

By |2015-12-12T21:30:03-07:00December 12th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

I am truly your merciful Mother, yours and all the people who live united in this land and of all the other people of different ancestries, my lovers, who love me, those who seek me, those who trust in me. Here I will hear their weeping, their complaints and heal all their sorrows, hardships and [...]

In Him Alone is Our Hope

By |2014-12-09T22:41:28-07:00December 9th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

So there are challenging books and then there are CHALLENGING books.  This, my friends, is a CHALLENGING book.  It's only 136 pages long.  But WOWZERS, it really packs a punch.  The book contains the conferences given during a retreat that Pope Francis (then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio) gave to the Bishops of Spain. The title [...]

Put Christ at the Center of Your Existence

By |2014-12-01T02:02:50-07:00December 1st, 2014|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

We were blessed to kick off the Year for Consecrated Life with Mass celebrated by our beloved Bishop here at Our Lady of Solitude!  His homily highlighted how Advent is a time of HOPE!  The heart of each consecrated person is to be a dwelling place of hope as well.  It is not about 'wishing' [...]

Year of Consecrated Life

By |2014-11-22T01:40:24-07:00November 22nd, 2014|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

  Every vocation, even within the variety of paths, always requires an exodus from oneself in order to center one’s life on Christ and on his Gospel.... We must surmount the ways of thinking and acting that do not conform to the will of God. It is an exodus that leads us on a journey [...]

Louder, I can’t hear you!

By |2013-05-27T18:47:10-07:00May 27th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

Fr. John Auther praying the Litany of Loretto after the May Crowning, 2013 I enjoy reading all of Pope Francis' homilies, his talks, EVERYTHING!  But I must admit, that - thus far - my favorite is the homily he gave at Sts Elizabeth and Zechariah Parish in Rome.  His homily was particularly directed [...]

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