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Gift and Mystery

By | 2012-06-01T03:35:00+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"I am often asked, especially by young people, why I became a priest.  Maybe some of you would like to ask the same question.  Let me try briefly to reply.  I must begin by saying that it is impossible to explain entirely.  For it remains a mystery, even to myself.  How does one explain the [...]

Capacity to Love

By | 2012-01-18T02:26:00+00:00 January 18th, 2012|Nun News Blog|

"Sanctity is the only cure for the vast unhappiness of our universal failure as human beings."- Caryll HouselanderFor all of you who prayed for the success of our recent Duc In Altum retreat: THANK YOU!  Your prayers were heard and answered in marvelous ways.  Unfortunately the days passed too quickly and kept me very busy...so busy [...]

Unique and Unrepeatable

By | 2011-09-03T23:34:00+00:00 September 3rd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Since moving to Tonopah last year, and now having a Chapel open to the public, each day seems to bring new friends into our life.  Seeing the broad span of visitors that come to see this little 'slice of heaven' makes me realize how each human person is unique, unrepeatable, and infinitely LOVED by our [...]

Epiphany 2011 with Fr. Anselm

By | 2011-01-03T02:00:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Then entered in those Wise men threeFull reverently upon their kneeAnd offered there in His presenceTheir gold and myrrh and frankincense.Noel, Noel, Noel, NoelBorn is the King of Israel! The Feast of Epiphany is among my favorite days of the liturgical year.  On the EWTN website, I read a wonderful article by Fr. Alban Butler.  [...]

Our First Tonopah Christmas

By | 2010-12-27T23:52:00+00:00 December 27th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

Merry Christmas from all of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration!Our Monastery Christmas: Fr. Fred Adamson celebrating Midnight Mass, Carols in the Chapel, and Veneration of the relic of the Crib of Jesus.There are moments in life when just for a moment time seems to stop, all of creation seems to hold its breath, and [...]

YES…We Have Moooooved In

By | 2010-11-16T05:06:00+00:00 November 16th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

Sr. Augustine Marie and Sr. Marie Andre standing inside the door of our new dwelling: Angelica House - named of course after our beloved Mother Mary AngelicaWell here we are in Tonopah Arizona!  We've been here about 2 weeks, which is hard to believe!  Time flies when you are unpacking boxes!!!  It seems like it [...]

St. Therese and the Priesthood Reflections, Part III

By | 2010-10-18T16:54:00+00:00 October 18th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

St. Therese and the Priesthood Reflections, Part IIIThe Nuns with Br. Francis, our spiritual brother, and Barbara Campbell, mother of Sr. Andre and Sr. St. PaulLove UnitesLove unites souls.  Revisiting St. Therese’s definition of Love: “Love is uniting my will to God’s Will.” we realize why we are so united to those who share our [...]