A Nuns Life

Types of Prayer

Sisters of Loretto

Trip Date: May 11, 2017

Catch all the action from our trip to Littleton, Colorado—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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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 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?

What's in Your Horarium?

Blog Published: March 5, 2015

I love honoring the hours and having a daily and weekly rhythm that I can count on and that helps me stay rooted in God.

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A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer

Blog Published: April 17, 2016

Life is real, so is prayer. Join us in praying A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer, and please share with others in honor of National Vocation Awareness Week!

Advent Week Two Brings Peace

Blog Published: December 7, 2014

Happy Second week of Advent! Enjoy this Advent music and video playlist! This week we light the 2nd candle of the Advent wreath, which represents Peace. This week’s readings are prayers to God for peace, for reconciliation and for restoration.

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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