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Celebrating 25 Years

By |2019-09-12T18:42:56-07:00September 12th, 2019|Blog, Nun News Blog|

On September 7th, Mother Marie Andre reached her 25th Anniversary of Entrance into the Religious Life.  We had a lovely celebration for her on Sunday, September 8th.  It was a  beautiful day to give thanks to Our Lord for Reverend Mother's witness and fidelity and for our Eucharistic vocation. We remembered in prayer all who [...]

Video from Sr. John-Mark’s Profession

By |2016-12-29T13:56:33-07:00December 29th, 2016|Nun News Blog|

Enjoy this video from Sr. John-Mark's Perpetual Profession on December 12th, 2016! It was a most glorious day as evidenced in the photos! A special word of thanks to John Bering for the glorious photos! And another word of thanks to the wonderful folks at Papercastle Records for providing the beautiful and moving music (Starlight [...]

Radiant Bride of Christ

By |2016-12-13T18:40:35-07:00December 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 [...]

Pro Orantibus Day

By |2015-11-21T17:36:10-07:00November 21st, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Something else that Our Lady’s Presentation makes me think of is perseverance. In the evocative iconography associated with this feast, the Child Mary is shown moving away from her parents as she climbs the steps of the Temple. Mary does not look back and, in a clear reference to the evangelical admonition, she moves forward [...]

Consecrated Life is Beautiful

By |2015-06-04T18:17:17-07:00June 4th, 2015|Nun News Blog, Year of Consecrated Life|

Once again, we have to ask ourselves: Is Jesus really our first and only love, as we promised he would be when we professed our vows? Only if he is, will we be empowered to love, in truth and mercy, every person who crosses our path. For we will have learned from Jesus the meaning [...]

Capacity to Love

By |2012-01-18T02:26:00-07:00January 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 [...]

Sr. John-Mark’s 1st Profession of Vows

By |2011-12-13T19:40:00-07:00December 13th, 2011|Nun News Blog|

Yesterday, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sr. John-Mark Maria of St. Peter the Apostle became a professed Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration.  It was a simply splendid Mass - such JOY, just pure joy.  Fr. Don Kline (Sr. John-Mark's cousin) celebrated the Mass, with Fr. John Lankeit preaching the homily.  Other concelebrants included [...]

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