Video Monday: Benedictine Sisters of Clyde MO Part II

By | Nov 24, 2008

Last month I posted the first in this series from the Benedictine Sisters in Clyde, Mo. Today’s installment is Part II of the series.

Friday Community Highlight: The Eudists of the Eleventh Hour

By | Nov 21, 2008

The Eudist Servants Of The Eleventh Hour is an association of the faithful whose members are sisters who are mature women who love Jesus and want to follow Him by serving the poor and the needy. The Eleventh Hour refers to the scripture where Jesus calls the last, and signifies that the community is for […]

Thursday Discernment Discussion: Contemplative or Apostolic

By | Nov 20, 2008

I was inspired to introduce another category to the blog here:  Thursday Discernment Discussion. Each Thursday I will post a topic for discussion.  I was surfing the net earlier this week, and saw a question on Wiki Answers about the difference between Contemplative and Apostolic orders. The basic difference between Contemplative and Apostolic orders is […]

Wednesday Discernment Link: Lectio Devina

By | Nov 19, 2008

Lectio Devina, “a slow contemplative praying of the scriptures”. The Sisters of St. Clare in Saginaw, Michigan, have a wonderfully instructive page on the art of Lectio Devina.  Lectio is a wonderful tool for anyone who is discerning.  This ancient practice helps one to hear the voice of God speaking to us in the scriptures. […]

Tuesday Book Review: Divine Intimacy

By | Nov 18, 2008

Divine Intimacy: Meditations on the Interior Life for Every Day of the Liturgical Year, by Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen, OCD. Steeped in the Carmelite mystical traditions, Divine Intimacy is a tool for drawing closer to God.  If you are just learning to habitualize daily prayer and conversation with God, Divine Intimacy is a […]

Monday Video: Words from Mother Teresa

By | Nov 17, 2008

In this excerpt from a documentary on her life, Mother Teresa talks about prayer and the fruits of prayer. I love this woman. She speaks so simply about topics of holiness, the inspires holiness in those around her. What are your thoughts on prayer and holiness? Thoughts on Mother Teresa and her life? Share with […]

Video Monday: Maryknoll Sisters

By | Nov 3, 2008

This week, we look at a different kind of order. The Maryknoll Sisters are a missionary order. Maryknoll missionaries will spend most of their religious life in a country other than their country of origin. It is, indeed, a hard life, and requires a special person to live it.

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