Buy a Nun a Book on Sept. 17

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My usual Tuesday’s Prayer for Sisters and Nuns is being preempted by this International Holiday! The iBenedictine sisters have shared the news. What a fun way to delight the women who bring us such joy! It will soon be here, International Buy a Nun a Book Day, on 17 September, the feast of St Hildegard [Read More...]

Thursday’s Prayer for Priests

Lord Jesus, we your people pray to You for our priests. You have given them to us for our needs. We pray for them in their needs. We know that You have made them priests in the likeness of  Your own priesthood. You have consecrated them, set them aside, anointed them, filled them with the [Read More...]

Thursday’s Prayer for Priests

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Emmaus Prayer for Priests  Lord Jesus, hear our prayer For the spiritual renewal of priests. We praise you for giving their ministry to the Church. In these days renew them with the gifts of your Spirit.  You once opened the Scriptures To the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Now renew your ordained ministers With [Read More...]

Tuesday’s Prayer for Sisters and Nuns

O Immaculate Virgin, help remove from the hearts of our holy women any reluctance to giving themselves fully to God. Keep them from being immersed in the things of earth. Teach them how pure their hearts ought to be, so that they will never refuse anything to the Lord, and will always be able to [Read More...]

Driven to Humility

The audience had applauded with enthusiasm after the presenter’s slide show. The gardening program left the attendees buzzing and eager to put into practice what they had learned. With skill the presenter pulled questions from the boisterous crowd and interjected humor in her answers. She was a renowned horticulturalist and landscape designer, and everyone knew [Read More...]


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