The Sisters of St. Clare in Saginaw, Michigan, are Poor Clare Nuns. Founded in 1991, this is a relatively new foundation of Poor Clare Nuns. While the nuns produce and sell blessing oils and cards to help support themselves, like all Poor Clare’s they primarily rely upon alms for their upkeep. They ouline the reasons […]
This week’s recommended site is Deo est Gloria, a directory of Roman Catholic communities around the world. While I am quite proud of the collection of sites we have for women’s communities in the United States, I often get requests for similar information for men, and for men and women around the world. Deo est […]
This is a relatively short video (a little over two minutes), and doesn’t really have any information about the sisters, but it’s a beautiful bit of their chant and gives you a feel for the simplicity they live.
This week we turn our eye to The Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in Waterville, Maine. Founded in 1858 in France, the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament are devoted to the Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. We make each of our houses a Eucharistic Center, Where many people can share in our life of […]
If you are pursueing a vocation, one of the primary questions to answer is the type of spirituality that attracts you. If you want to learn more about Benedictine Spirituality, here’s your chance to go to a retreat without even leaving your home. God’s Delightful Voice: A Benedictine Spirituality On-Line Retreat This eight part retreat includes […]
This is one of several videos on YouTube of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri. They are a comtemplative community with constitutional enclosure. If you are attracted to the contemplative lifestyle, check them out.
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This week’s Community Highlight is: Don’t be fooled by the minimalist look of the nun’s website. This Cistercian community has a wealth of information about their life and about their prayer. Be sure to click on every link, because there are links on sub-pages that you won’t see otherwise, and those sub-sites have the best […]
This week’s discernment link comes to us from the Diocese of Ottawa’s website. Their website is minimal, to say the least, but it has some bright kernels of information in it. One of those kernels is a page about Spiritual Direction and Vocational Discernment. It’s a plain text page and a bit hard to read […]
The Dominican Nuns of Lockport, LA, allowed a news crew to come in and film the investiture of one of their new nuns. This is from the news report. It’s a beautiful video. I hope you enjoy it.