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By |December 5th, 2023|

What are your earliest memories of Advent? Perhaps the hymns, the liturgical colors, or the readings from Scripture made an impression on you. For many of us, Advent candles feature prominently in our memories of this season: lighting them, seeing [...]

For Sale

By |August 3rd, 2023|

You wouldn't believe the number of "For Sale" signs that appear in the monastery over the course of a year. They pop up at odd times and often in unusual places. We never know when or where to expect them. [...]


By |March 29th, 2023|

When Poor Clares talk about “Dishes,” they usually aren’t referring just to plates, cups, and bowls. In our monastery, as in many other monasteries, the word “Dishes” refers to a specific time of day and to the whole range of [...]


By |January 23rd, 2023|

"Who is Heb?" Last week, I was Heb. No, I didn't get a new nickname, nor is "Heb" slang for a cool nun (we wish!). "Heb" is short for "hebdomadary," a liturgical role common in monasteries of monks and nuns. [...]

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