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November 2015

Dec. Guard of Honor-Achieving Peace of Heart

Dear friends, We are entering a new liturgical year and we are about to experience the adventure of the Jubilee of Mercy. As the gardener prepares the soil before planting seeds to ensure a good harvest, we are also preparing our hearts! Do not hesitate to work on our “soil” inside to enjoy the graces […]

Chatting about Advent

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, #524 says:When the Church celebrates the liturgy of Advent each year, she makes present this ancient expectancy of the Messiah, for by sharing in the long preparation for the Savior’s first coming, the faithful renew their ardent desire for his second coming. By celebrating the precursor’s birth and martyrdom, […]

Advent in the Monastery

  This evening we begin the most reverent and mystical season of Advent. The Monastery is a silent stronghold of prayerful preparation as Sisters move about, getting the Advent wreaths and candles into their holders, setting out the Advent blessings, changing their Divine Office breviaries to Volume 1, in blue, choosing Sunday’s Advent hymns and […]