Nun Talk is where you can find lots of material to think about, pray about, and talk about! The primary author of Nun Talk is Sister Julie Vieira who is joined by a cadre of guest bloggers from the online community and beyond!
You may notice that many Catholic sisters and nuns have the name “Mary” included in some form in their religious name. In a recent edition of our IHM Archives News (May 2010), our intrepid archivist Donna Westley looked at this custom in the IHM tradition. (Today we use our baptismal names as our religious names so “Mary” or its derivations are present only if it was originally part of one’s baptismal name). Here’s some of that article along with additional details I gleaned from my email conversation with Donna.
Over the last year I’ve received requests from folks about how to make habits and where to find sewing patterns and fabric. I’m hoping that you might have some suggestions for me to pass along to these folks.
One of the places that I encounter God is in nature, God’s good creation. Early morning bike rides are a way for me to immerse myself in the beauty of the natural world, to feel at one with it. Thought you might like to come along for the ride, via the NunCam.
The Liturgy of the Hours, which is also called The Divine Office or the Breviary, is the public prayer of the Church to praise God and sanctify the day. The Liturgy of the Hours is made up of specific prayers said at various times (“hours”) during the day and night.