Year of the Priest

Year for Priests…Coming to a Close

By |2010-06-08T03:20:00-07:00June 8th, 2010|Nun News Blog|

St. Therese, Pray for PriestsThe Year for Priests is already coming to a close.  It's hard to believe how quickly it went.  Fr. Muir gave his final talk for this Year at the end of May.  Be sure to listen to it.  It is wonderful - highlighting the complementarity of consecrated souls and priests.  And [...]

Holy Thursday in the Year for Priests

By |2010-03-31T22:26:00-07:00March 31st, 2010|Nun News Blog|

In gratitude for the gift of the PriesthoodFr. Leo, CFR, bestowing his priestly blessing"We pray that by growing each day in fidelity and love for Christ, [priests] will be messengers of hope, reconciliation and peace in the midst of their brothers and sisters" - Pope Benedict XVI, March 31, 2010Messengers of HopeHow is a priest [...]

And so it continues…

By |2009-12-22T03:16:00-07:00December 22nd, 2009|Nun News Blog|

Can you believe it!  YES!  Just as Haydon promised, the Chapel is coming 'out of the ground' by Christmas.  There it is, right before our very eyes.  What you see to the left is the west wall of the Chapel.  It's wonderful to begin to get a visual of how tall it will be - [...]

August activities

By |2009-08-30T16:18:00-07:00August 30th, 2009|Nun News Blog|

Usually the month of August is a time for Phoenicians to escape the heat, but we were blessed with an influx of visitors. Fr. Kline and his good friend, Fr. Dandurand from the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, came for a week retreat at the beginning of the month. Br. Francis, CFR enjoyed the sites, sounds, [...]

Fr. Mariusz

By |2009-07-27T18:29:00-07:00July 27th, 2009|Nun News Blog|

Happy Feast of Our Lady of the Angels! This past week we were blessed to have a visit from Fr. Mariusz, Fr. Leo, and Fr. Gabriel, Franciscan Friars of the Renewal -- the men in gray. Fr. Mariusz is celebrating his fortieth anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood this year (in conjunction with the Year [...]

By |2009-06-21T16:10:00-07:00June 21st, 2009|Nun News Blog|

Happy Father's Day to all our Dads and spiritual Fathers! To welcome in the Year of the Priest, we are going to share stories and books on amazing priests who have touched our lives in some manner. Father Willie Doyle was an Irish Jesuit who became an Army Chaplain in World War I. He died [...]

Year of the Priest

By |2009-04-19T17:39:00-07:00April 19th, 2009|Nun News Blog|

(Sr. St. Paul and Sr. Fidelis with the new Bishop of Gallup, NM - our good friend Bishop-elect James Wall.  We ask that keep him in your prayers as his episcopal ordination is on April 23, 2009)Recently Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year of the Priest - to begin on the Solemnity of the Sacred [...]

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