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This Year: A HOLY Holy Week

Blog Published: April 4, 2020

We are now facing a strange religious reality that we could never have imagined—NO Holy Week liturgies, no gathering in the sobering silence and mystery of walking those last days of Jesus’ life together.

Holy Week

How to Make CROSSES from Palms

April 10, 2019

In this #Nunday Video, Linda Fadden--an Associate of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio--demonstrates how to make Crosses out of Palms. Great instructional video for your own Palm Sunday creations!

Palm Crosses

Lent—a deepened sense of service

Blog Published: April 1, 2020

This week we draw attention to our Lenten theme of “Service” and never in our history has this word held so much meaning as it does for us today!

Lent-a deepened sense of service

How to make ROSES out of palms

April 11, 2019

In this #Nunday Video, Sister Carol Ann Grace--a Sister of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio, demonstrates how to make Roses out of Palms. Another great instructional video for your own Palm Sunday creations! Watch and learn...and enjoy!!

 

Palm Roses

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.

Lent—radical humility

Blog Published: April 8, 2020

Jesus did not remain on the cross nor could the grave contain him. Love concurs all! He rose from death and lives among us. Easter Sunday is not the end of Easter but the beginning of our transformed choices, behaviors and new life in Christ.

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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."