None Should Mow the Grass There

Recently Sr. Rose Marie encountered a Robert Frost poem that captures the essence of springtime for our Sister-lawnmowers, who also happen to be our Sister-wildflower-lovers: Rose Pogonias A saturated meadow Sun-shaped and jewel-small, A circle scarcely wider Than the trees around were tall; Where winds were quite excluded, And the air was stifling sweet With…

Passionist Vocation Day

  Interested in Religious Life? Wonder what it’s like to be a Nun? We are hosting a Vocation Day here at the monastery called “Behold This Heart” and hope we can give you deeper insight into these questions. See PDF flyer here. WHEN:  Saturday, June 7 TIME:  Mass is at 8 a.m. but for those who…

Letter to Aspiring Nun from Little Brother

Recently our aspirant received a very important letter from her 5-year-old brother in anticipation of his 6th birthday.  Nora has one older brother who is a Franciscan Friar and 4 younger brothers. Matthew is the youngest. His letter was so humorous that we thought you would enjoy reading it as well.  Of course, we received…

Monastery Rock Garden

Greetings during this holiest time of the year.  It has been some time since I posted but I have not forgotten about you our dear blog visitors – especially the “nun-mothers”! Thought you might be interested in seeing the development of the rock garden including”Mint-henge” (Sr. Cecilia Maria’s creation!) Here we are last fall preparing…