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Radiant Bride of Christ

By | 2016-12-13T18:40:35+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Nun News Blog|

With high praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, we are happy to share with you that on December 12, 2016, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sr. John-Mark Maria became a perpetually professed Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration. Our much beloved Bishop Olmsted celebrated the Mass of Profession along with Bishop Nevares and over a [...]

Little Poor Man of Assisi

By | 2016-09-22T18:06:39+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

On Sunday, September 25th, the Novena to St. Francis will begin.  Pray it with us and/or send us  your intentions for the Novena via the form at the bottom of this post. Also, all are invited to join us as we celebrate the Feast Day of this Little Poor Man of Assisi at Our Lady [...]

“You Are A Priest Forever…”

By | 2016-05-14T17:56:45+00:00 May 14th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Year of Mercy|

To devote ourselves to Jesus in the Eucharist, to the Church, to the interests of the glory of God, to the extension of the Kingdom of Our Lord, these are our duties. And do not say that, because of our humility, it is too great a vocation. As adoring souls, we must lead all souls [...]

2 Peas in a Pod: St. Francis and Pope Francis

By | 2016-01-26T22:37:31+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Mercy|

The message of Jesus is mercy.  For me, and I say this with humility, it is the Lord's strongest message." - Pope Francis In the life of St. Francis of Assisi, we see how the Mercy of God met him in his darkest hours.  Not only meeting him, but redeeming him, transforming him, filling him [...]

“Gimme space!” vs. Making Space

By | 2015-10-31T03:10:42+00:00 October 31st, 2015|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews, Year of Consecrated Life|

Chiara and Enrico learned in a marvelous way how to make space for grace; and grace cannot wait to show us the marvels of what it can do." Usually when I read a book, I plow through it, all the while writing down tons of quotes and putting sticky notes everywhere!  But this was not [...]

I LOVE THE LITURGICAL YEAR

By | 2015-09-29T17:39:16+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Today, September 29th, begins 10 consecutive days of AWESOME Feast Days - these happen to be some of my favorite 10 days of the entire liturgical year: Sept. 29th - Feast of the Archangels Sept. 30th - Memorial of St. Jerome AND the Anniversary of the death of St. Therese Oct. 1st - Memorial of [...]

That’s What Love Does

By | 2015-03-29T03:42:52+00:00 March 29th, 2015|Nun News Blog|

I have a charmingly mischievous 4-year-old niece who is queen of the unexpected! Recently, after she left my parents’ house, my mom found a band-aid on her crucifix. Right there on Jesus’ upper arm was placed a small band-aid. It was a spontaneous and loving gesture from the pure heart of a child.  Perhaps it [...]

Francis of Assisi – a new biography

By | 2014-10-27T23:48:26+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Nun News Blog, Reading Reverie Book Reviews|

OK - I have 2 confessions to make: 1.)  It's been a really long time since I've posted either a blog or a book review.  No excuses...just a promise to TRY to be more regular with contributions :)  I wanted to get this review posted for St. Francis' Feast Day on Oct. 4th...Can anyone tell [...]