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How can I avoid distractions when I pray?

Blog Published: October 27, 2016

Prayer is a time where can hang out with God. It's not about perfecting a method. It’s about seeking a relationship with the One who loves us beyond measure.

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Moving Into a Contemplative Stance at Nunapalooza

Blog Published: July 22, 2013

This is one of my favorite weeks of the whole year which I affectionately call Nunapalooza because all of the sisters and associates in my IHM Community come home to Monroe, Michigan, for Community Days and Jubilee. Community Days is the few days before Jubilee where we gather to pray, reflect, and be with one another. Together with Jubilee, it is like a total immersion into the very heart of the community and of our mission in God. What's so amazing about Community Days is it's like a snapshot of the contemplative stance we try to live day in and day out as Catholic sisters.

Advent: Step 3 Reflect

Blog Published: December 20, 2010

Wow! It’s the 4th week of Advent. As we move towards Christmas, we are invited to read, pray, reflect, and act (continuing the thread from earlier). These four steps can help us during Advent as well as anytime we need to tuneup our spiritual life.

Stalking Questions of God and of Nuns

Blog Published: September 12, 2007

... why I’m writing is that you seem to be unabashedly open with who you are as a nun and what that means ...