Rain and More Rain

The sound of pitter patter is so peaceful, and can inspire us to prayer and meditation. And the sound of rushing rain can make us stand in awe and wonder at the greatness of our God. Perhaps now or later when you have time, you can take a moment to listen to the sound and lift your mind and heart …

Building a New Dock

Give success to the work of our hands, O Lord! As a gift for her solemn profession last November Sr. Anu Maria’s parents donated money for she and Sr. Lucia to build a new little dock at our pond. The results are very impressive! Sr. Anu Maria has been learning the carpentry trade from Sr. Lucia who has become pretty …

Visit our YouTube Channel

Hello, all! In case you didn’t know, we have a YouTube channel. In working with the website you learn all different kinds of things, and one of them is if you want to put one of your own videos on your blog, or elsewhere on the website, you pretty much have to first put it on YouTube or some other …

The Nuns Got a New Coffee Pot

Way back in the year 2015 during the nuns’ “silent” Pentecost retreat we tried out our new coffee machine at breakfast. Anyone who has spent some time in a convent or monastery will understand how important coffee is to most religious men and women in convents and monasteries. Aside from the Tabernacle in chapel it may be the most valued …

Mass Schedule Updates 2019

Hello, all! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and very blessed beginning of 2019! Please check out some new dates on our Mass Times page under the Prayer tab. We are also inviting all the Religious men and women of our diocese to a special Mass being held in our chapel on Saturday, February 2nd: God bless you and …

Christmas Novena

Dear Friends, Tomorrow on December 17, 2018 we begin our Christmas Novena. We will be offering our novena prayers and other prayers for the intentions sent in to us via post mail, email and phone calls, and the Masses in our chapel will be offered for these intentions, as well.  We’ll also be praying for our families, friends and benefactors …

St. John of the Cross

Founder (with St. Teresa) of the Discalced Carmelites, Doctor of Mystic Theology Happy Feast Day! What , more do you want, 0 soul! And what else do you search for outside, when within yourself you possess your riches, delights, satisfactions, fullness, and kingdom -your Beloved whom you desire and seek? Be joyful and gladdened in your interior recollection with Him, …

Do You Have a Theme for Advent?

We are half way through the Advent season of 2018 and by now you may have been noticing in your prayer life, or at Mass, or in some aspect of your spiritual reflections a “theme” of sorts that speaks to you, or stands out, grabbing your attention. Or perhaps not. If we are truly listening to God on a regular …

Updates

Dear Friends, We wanted to let you know that the Winter issue of our Bulletin is out in the mail and is posted on the Happenings page. We’ve also updated the Mass Times page where you will also find the Christmas Novena prayers and Christmas schedule of Masses, among other announcements regarding schedules (that seem to change a lot around …