Grooming Grace by Fergus

By |2015-06-12T01:38:49-07:00June 12th, 2015|Nun News Blog|

Fergus before "the summer cut" Sr. Augusta's Clothing Ceremony, A Refelction by Fergus, the West Highland Terrier   It's getting hot here in Arizona, so at the end of May, the Sisters decided it was time for the "summer cut".  NOOOO!  Not the dreaded summer cut: Bye bye westie fluffy adorableness, hello 'rat [...]

From pesky flies, O Lord, deliver us

By |2013-06-11T23:07:08-07:00June 11th, 2013|Nun News Blog|

R&R for Fergus It's been an interesting few days here at Our Lady of Solitude with our 2 wild westies.  Last Friday morning ended up being a bit traumatic as Fergus awoke from sleep screaming in pain. Ends up, we think he strained a muscle.  (side note: he is back to 100% today). [...]

A Fall Foto Blog

By |2011-10-13T02:05:00-07:00October 13th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

There has been so much going on here at OLS that I've decided to tell all the stories via photos!Unfortunately one event when totally unphotographed by the nuns.  Yes, much to my chagrin, I didn't take one single photo at the beautiful Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by Bishop James Wall on September 24th.  To be [...]

Is everything sad going to come untrue?

By |2011-09-21T03:27:00-07:00September 21st, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Tonight at dinner, the Sisters were talking and enjoying each other's company.  We weren't talking about anything of great import.  Nor were we solving the world's problems.  We were just enjoying each other.  And laughing.Sr. Marie Andre was sharing Winston Churchill's famous quote (which sums up her whole being): "Keep calm and carry on."  Sr. [...]

Happy Thanksgiving

By |2010-11-23T19:00:00-07:00November 23rd, 2010|Nun News Blog|

It's hard to believe that it is already Thanksgiving!  We hope and pray that you and your family have a very blessed day of gratitude and joy.  We will be celebrating our first Thanksgiving in Tonopah.  Since entering the Monastery (for many of us that was about 15 years ago), we have celebrated Thanksgiving with [...]

Visitors, Packing, Excitement

By |2010-07-12T18:31:00-07:00July 12th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

For some odd reason, we get a lot of visitors in the Summer.  We're so grateful - but we pity them having to bear with the Arizona heat!  We feel like we are natives now - even spending some time outside in the habit in 115 degree heat.  Honestly, dry heat really is much easier [...]

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