Adoration

Adoration

“Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour? Matt. 24: 40

Common Meal

Common Meal

Just as we share together in the Eucharistic Bread, we also partake of our bodily food as a sign of sisterly communion.

Manual Labor

Manual Labor

He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands. By St. Benedict of Nursia

Work

Work

Work is the ultimate form of self-expression

Recreation

Recreation

We must be wise taskmasters and not require of ourselves what we cannot possibly perform. Recreation we must have. Otherwise, the strings of our soul, wound up to an unnatural tension, will break

 

By His Wounds we have been Heeled.

These forty days of Lent, Oh Lord, with you we fast and pray …” The familiar words of the Lenten song proclaim the traditional Lenten customs of special fasting, arms giving and prayers. 

Fasting is about imitating Jesus in the desert as He Himself, in union with His Father, fasted before preaching the Good News of God’s reign. Fasting is about making our prayer real and authentic as we pray out of deep awareness of our dependence on God for our daily bread.

May we cultivate the virtues most necessary on our earthly journey, namely: The Virtue of Temperance, Fortitude and Temperance, Sobriety and abstinence, and lastly Chastity and purity.

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