April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015

Nature is putting on her nicest finery in leaf and bloom in celebration of the Paschal Season.  Everything speaks of joy!  This past week our joy was overflowing with the visit of our  Mary-Ellen of Wrentham on Easter Monday and the arrival of Nettie on Tuesday.  So we had abundant celebration with a wonderful supper […]

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April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015

Happy Easter! All of us here send our love and prayers for a most blessed and joyous season to all. Spring has definitely come to the high desert here in Sonoita. Banks of purple and yellow iris wave greetings in the sonoran winds that come at this time of the year. Almost all the trees have […]

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February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015

Hello, friends! Since our last entry we have been visited by many angels and we’d like to share our joy with you. The first angel to visit us was our dear Pastor Bill of St. Theresa’s Parish and Our Lady of the Angels Mission. We celebrated at two tables!       The next angel […]

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January 10, 2015

January 10, 2015

Our Christmas Chronicle Here we are approaching the last day of the Christmas Season, and we want to share with you our Christmas Chronicle in a little different format this time: in pictures!  It all started with Christmas tree decorating … and moved on to the refectory …         Meanwhile in the […]

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December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT This evening we light our final Advent Candle, a candle of fulfillment. The fullness of time has come. During this Advent Season, we have tried to respond in love to the divine spark in each person, each circumstance, all creation. We have trodden the Way, who is none other than the […]

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December 14, 2014

December 14, 2014

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT The third Sunday of Advent – the Sunday of joy. Rejoice, we hear. Let yourself BE glad tidings. It has been said, joy is the echo of God’s life in us. In these days of opening out to our God who fills every atom of creation with his presence, these days […]

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December 7, 2014

December 7, 2014

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT You might say that this week of Advent is a journey into knowing the way on which we walk. If we are on a journey, it is important to know where we wish to go and which path to take. Sunday’s liturgy cries out in the first reading to prepare the […]

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November 30, 2014

November 30, 2014

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT Come. In days to come… O come, Emmanuel. We will hear this cry of the human heart for God many times throughout the liturgy in these days of Advent. Why still the cry if the actual physical coming of God into our world in the person of Jesus is already accomplished? […]

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November 27, 2014

November 27, 2014

Happy and blessed Thanksgiving to one and all! From our monastic family here we send out our warmest wishes for a day of family, friends and a celebration of all God’s good gifts! We have just finished our Thanksgiving Feast provided by our dear friend and dentist Dr. Escobar. We hope all of you have […]

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October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014

We are back!! And just in time to wish you a very Happy Halloween. Our jack-o-lanterns have all been carved by Cathy and Hannah and were lit after Vigils so that we could enjoy them while it is dark. Our friend, Leroy, each year gives us pumpkins in honor of the day. We hope that […]

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