SHOWING POSTS FROM THE Year: 2018

December 2018

December 2018

A blessed Advent and grace-filled Christmas to you and all the world! We are about to launch our new website … which is why we’ve neglected this one so much […]

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Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: Third Sunday

Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: Third Sunday

December 15, 2018: Eve of the Third Sunday of Advent A third candle awaits the flame tonight. It will join the others and swell the presence of light in the […]

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Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: Second Sunday

Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: Second Sunday

December 8, 2018: Eve of the Second Sunday of Advent In a few moments, another flame will kindle its warmth in the heart of the second candle. Last week our […]

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Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: First Sunday

Advent Wreath Candle Blessing 2018: First Sunday

December 1, 2018: Eve of the First Sunday of Advent Here we stand at the beginning of a new liturgical year. Sr. Esther’s lovely Advent Wreath enfolds the four candles, poised […]

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Santa Rita Abbey July 2018 Update

Santa Rita Abbey July 2018 Update

Hello! We’re sorry that we’ve been neglecting our website and our journal page these last several months. First we were busy finishing up the new Family Guest House project, and […]

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May 1, 2018 Election at Santa Rita Abbey

May 1, 2018 Election at Santa Rita Abbey

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, we had the great joy of re-electing our Mother Victoria Murray for a second six-year term as our Titular Prioress! Here are two photos from […]

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Jan-Feb 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey

Jan-Feb 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey

January-February 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey Things have been busy around here so far this year. Here are some highlights. Fr. James Garcia was our resident chaplain for six months […]

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WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

WHERE DO YOU LIVE? A reflection on Luke 18:9-14 Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. How many times in […]

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February 17, 1920-December 31, 2017: Mother Cecile Jubinville

February 17, 1920-December 31, 2017: Mother Cecile Jubinville

Mother Cecile Jubinville Our beloved former superior and first prioress, Mother Cecile Jubinville, was called home to God on December 31, 2017. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on […]

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ORDINARY: a reflection for the beginning of Ordinary Time

ORDINARY: a reflection for the beginning of Ordinary Time

ORDINARY? Do you remember the last words we sang at Vespers yesterday, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord? I’m sure you do, but just in case, they were: […]

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