Hello everyone! I wanted to share a quick update with everyone. At this time I have discerned that God is calling me to leave the sisters and move back to Kansas City. The last 1.5 years in community have been some of the most grace filled times of my life and I don’t regret any… Read More Life Update
Well it’s been a while since I last posted, and a lot has happened! So here is a quick recap: October: I returned from Winnebago and settled back into life in Norfolk. October 9-10 myself, Sr. Fidelis Marie and Sr. Gabriella took a trip down to Atchison to visit Benedictine College. On the 9th we… Read More Wrapping up Postulant Year
Hello everyone! Sorry for the long wait on this post! I swear it isn’t because I don’t want to write, it is just finding time and then when I do have time, so much as happened it can be overwhelming to write it all out. I am going to take my mom’s suggestion and maybe… Read More Life on the Mission
First, my apologies for the long length of time since my last post. Who knew that life in the monastery would be so busy! (Fair warning this is likely going to be a fairly long post!) Well it has been a little over two months since I last posted and things are still going great!… Read More Lent, Easter and Vacation!
For those of you hoping this will be a life update, sorry to disappoint…I do plan to write a blog post to catch you all up on life shortly after Easter. In the meantime I want to share a reflection for Holy Thursday. MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Basilica… Read More Holy Thursday
I want to share the meditation I read today for the Solemnity of St. Joseph. It is long, but soooo worth the read! St. Joseph, pray for us! “A Man after His Own Heart” by Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet The man whose heart is in accord with God’s makes no display,nor does God choose him for his… Read More Happy Solemnity of St. Joseph!
Hello everyone! So it has officially been one month since I entered with the Missionary Benedictine Sisters and moved to Norfolk, NE! I thought it would be a good time to give a quick update on life in the monastery now that I have a little experience under my belt. First off, I LOVE IT!… Read More What I have learned in the last month…
I’ve had many people ask this and the only way I have been able to describe it in “non-church” terms has been by using Greek life. So think of the Greek life system, there are all different kinds of fraternities and sororities (Pi Kappa Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Zeta, etc.). All of these different… Read More What is a Religious Order?
I am sure many of you are curious what this count down I have started is all about. Most know that I am going to be entering Religious Life in FIVE days!! (January 13, 2018) But I am sure many of you are saying, okay, but what does that mean?? Are you going to be… Read More Religious Life
HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF ST. JOSEPH!! Our morning started before the sun was even up! Our flight was scheduled to depart at 5:30am, so we were up by 3:00am and checked out of the hotel by 3:30am. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post there is a bridge that connected our hotel to the airport so we… Read More The sky’s awake, so I’m awake! – Day 11 (Monday 3/20)