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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.

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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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?

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2019

Sr. Maxine with guest Sister Eileen Ripsin, OSF. Topics: messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life. 

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

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

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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Abandonment to Divine Providence

Blog Published: November 13, 2008

Providentia providebit. Providence provides. I learned the phrase from the Oblate Sisters of Providence when I first met them over 10 years ago. As I’ve gotten to know them through the years, heard their stories, worked side by side with them, and listened to how Providence is alive in their lives and congregation, my own spirituality and indeed how I see my IHM life and tradition has grown, helping me to see that Providence pervades my whole life.