Desert Nuns
A Spring Update

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 was another successful Nun Run –... [Read more...]

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

Today is the feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha..  She is a favorite of many of the Sisters and even has a home in one of our stained glass windows in the Chapel.  Let us ask the “Lily of the Mohawks” to intercede for us.  Like her may we be single-hearted, determined, and fully surrendered to the God of Love.  She was received into the... [Read more...]

A Great Big Thank You

We want to say THANK YOU to all of you who made large and small donations toward the St. Kateri Window in Our Lady of Solitude Chapel! We are happy to announce that the window is now fully funded! PRAISE THE LORD!!!!!  Read More →

NEW Stained Glass Windows Video!!!!!

On October 11th, all of the remaining Saint windows were installed in the Chapel.  It is simply incredible.  For all of you native Phoenicians, make the trek to Tonopah to see them in person!  It is quite a glorious sight. We extend our sincere thanks to each and every donor who made these windows possible.  Kudos to Bovard Studios for their excellent... [Read more...]

Jesus Caritas…

Enjoy the latest photos of the Bl. Charles de Foucauld window.  Bovard Studios is still projecting that the install date for ALL the remaining windows will be sometime in October!  HOW EXCITING!!!  Read More →

When the Saints come marchin’ in…

We have some absolutely incredible news…ready? OK!  – All of the remaining stained glass windows are currently in production…AND…all of them (EXCEPT for St. Kateri – see below for more details on that) are completely financed.  We would like to offer our HEARTY THANKS to all of you wonderful donors out there, who helped... [Read more...]

4th Annual Nun Run

It’s that glorious time of year again…when we begin preparing for the Nun Run! The 4th Annual Nun Run is quickly approaching, so… MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  AND REGISTER NOW Here’s all the info and a link to the new www.desertnunrun.com When: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 Where: Kiwanis Park, Tempe AZ What: 10K, 5K, 1mile   PARISH... [Read more...]

Our Holy Mother Clare, Pray for Us

“What a great and worthy exchange – To leave the things of time for those of eternity, To choose the things of heaven for the goods of earth, To receive the hundred-fold in place of the one. And to possess a blessed and eternal life.” The Novena to St. Clare begins today (Providentially, the novena begins on the very day when... [Read more...]

“This, that, and the other thing…”

This is going to be a ‘this, that, and the other thing’ newsy blog! 1.) On May 5th, EWTN’s Life on the Rock, Doug Barry will unveil his basket for largest out of state fundraiser!  Yay. Sr. John-Mark will do a phone interview on the show.  Don’t miss it! 2.) Jeff Fuentebella’s 1400 AWESOME Nun Run Photos are... [Read more...]

Clare – Bright Light…Shine On!

Our Holy Mother Clare, Pray for us! Tomorrow is the Feast Day of St. Clare of Assisi (a Solemnity for Poor Clares).  This year the festivities will be heightened as we are celebrating her newly installed stained glass window in the Chapel of Our Lady of Solitude.  Above you can see a photo of a portion of the window.  So full of light. ... [Read more...]

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