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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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AS218 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

Podcast Recorded: March 19, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jennifer Schaaf and Theresa Rickard of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York. Topics: the big impact of small-group ministry, Prayer Workout, vacation vs. retreat, everyday holiness, a confusing God.

Ask Sister Podcast with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

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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IGF028 In Good Faith with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

IGF028 In Good Faith podcast with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, recorded live on November 1, 2013. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: Communion of Saints,  holiness, infinite horizon of God, and more. 

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Silent God

Blog Published: January 9, 2007

My readings this morning brought me to this beautiful poem written by Edwina Gateley. It is a prayer that I’ve probably prayed before though in different, less poetic words and in various circumstances.