America’s Favorite Pastime…

... Nun Gazing!Nuns playing baseball -- Austin, Texas 1963. … [Read more...]

An Entire Beach of Nuns …

... My co-worker went to visit the in-laws in New Jersey. Upon his return he presented me with a key chain from this magical place called Nun's Beach in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. A beach full of nuns! My imagination soared. I could hardly contain it. My two favorite things coming gloriously together, besides chocolate and peanut butter and gin and tonic... nuns and the ocean.Ok. I got a little carried away.Image from Surfer Today.The nuns host an annual surf competition … [Read more...]

Warm and Fuzzy Nun Gazing Edition…

... I wish I knew the source for this photo of these scrumptious little nuns. Someone sent it to me on facebook page knowing my desire to HUG ALL THE NUNS! and these little lasses are certainly most huggable.Whaaaat? Are you shocked I have a heart and like adorable kids? I know... I've been a bit brash as of late. I'm on a diet so everything pisses me off right now. As you can clearly read below. … [Read more...]

I Thought Today Was Friday…

... by that's OK, I've got nun gazing to cheer my spirits.This last one is begging for a caption. … [Read more...]

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist React To Hearing “Habemus Papam” …

... And I want to hug them all.Would that we were all as cheerful and faithful in God's providence as this. … [Read more...]

Nun Gazing and Vocation Awareness Week…

... Did you know that January 13 - 19 is National Vocation Awareness Week?An annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. NVAW began in 1976 when the U. S. bishops designated the 28th Sunday of the year for NVAW. In 1997, this celebration was moved to … [Read more...]

When it requires too much mental exertion to write anything you get stuck with a bunch of pictures…

... Gaze upon the fruit of my intellectual laziness.Hug them all!Stalk them all! … [Read more...]

Forget the Christmas music, how about some lovely, seasonally appropriate, Advent music instead…

... Tomorrow Christmas music begins. Never mind that it started playing in department stores as early as October. If you're as sick of it as I am then you'll definitely enjoy this - proper Advent music.The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have put together an Advent CD appropriate for the season. Take a look at the playlist...1. Come Thou Redeemer of the Earth 2. Angelus Ad Virginem 3. Regnantem Sempiterna 4. Gabriels Message 5. Creator Alme Siderum 6. Hayl Mary 7. … [Read more...]

Warm and fuzzies Eastern style…

Click here to see videos and more photos of Sr. Cecilia and Sr. Gabriella's tonsuring ceremony.Thanks for the link, E. … [Read more...]