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Prayer and Spirituality

What does it mean to go on retreat? Do I have to sit in silence all day?

Blog Published: July 26, 2016

Retreat is a time to learn the sound of your own soul, to tap into the wisdom you have within, and to listen to the precious voice of the One who knows you.

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Praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Blog Published: May 17, 2007

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.

How do I listen to God in prayer?

February 2, 2013
"Sometimes I have trouble hearing what God is telling me. Any advice? I want to learn how to really listen with an open heart and mind."

AS203 Ask Sister - improve your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

Topics: improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait. Hosted by sister Maxine with guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM.

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Praying with the Sisters

August 16, 2012
Join us for Praying with the Sisters, a live prayer podcast, every Monday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Signs of Spring

Blog Published: April 7, 2014

I finally feel like Spring is here! It's been warm enough for flip-flops -- well almost warm enough! I've got to take the commuter bike into the shop to get a new wheel (current one nearly flew off on my last ride -- no nuns were injured, just a bit surprised).

How do I pray prayers like the Rosary without losing concentration?

Blog Published: April 2, 2014

Annabel sent us an email and asked us a question that I know I've tangled with too: How do I successfully pray the Rosary without losing concentration?

Salve Regina - A Prayer of Sisterhood

Blog Published: December 9, 2015

I did not grow up with the Salve Regina. I'm a Gen Xer and so Latin was not typically part of my Catholic experience. Then the nuns happened.

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