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The horarium and how it shaped daily life for sisters in the past

Blog Published: October 21, 2010

I found it interesting to read through the “horarium” (the hourly schedule for sisters) that was used early in IHM religious life. It reflects a time in history when the main purpose of religious life was to develop personal holiness.

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Nun on a Spring Day

Blog Published: April 3, 2008

It is wonderful to hear the birds chirping again and to see the sun early in the morning. Perhaps spring is here, though in Chicago we are always fearful of yet another snow storm.