Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Phone Conversation

I received a letter last Monday, the 16th, from Mother superior informing me that I should really call the Novice Mistress, or if that’s inconvenient, to email her. The irony is that I sent a letter because there was no … Continue reading

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Candy-coated?

I’ve noticed something, when I read the blogs of other women who have entered religious life, and leave their blog running for the sake of future readers, education, information, to say “I was here”, &c. All their blogs are explicitly … Continue reading

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A Response

I sent an email to mother superior of a particular monastery. I didn’t hear anything, so I wrote a letter on the 6th; I had wanted to attend daily Mass at my more-local parish, but they were closed for the … Continue reading

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Oh, St. Joseph!

Do you have an absolute favorite saint? Perhaps you pray to him/her, wear their medal & frequently ask help. And there’s the other saint who surprises you. Seemingly out of nowhere. My favorites are Ss. Anthony, Benedict & Michael I … Continue reading

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