October 6, 2015

October 6, 2015

Autumn has turned out to be a time of many moods! It splashed the hillsides with yellow and dazzled us with the bluest of blue skies and dancing white clouds […]

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September 26, 2015

September 26, 2015

The grass on the Santa Rita foothills is still green at the roots, but otherwise it has that gone-to-seed autumn look.  The “Gold Fields” are blooming all over, adding splashes of golden […]

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August 26, 2015

August 26, 2015

All good things must come to an end, so we bid adieu to Fr. John and Sr. Eleanor with a supper party.  It’s been a joy to share in Sr. Eleanor’s […]

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August 15, 2015

August 15, 2015

August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is the patronal feast of our Cistercian order, so we always celebrate it with special joy. But this […]

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July 25, 2015

July 25, 2015

Monsoon season is here and the hills and valleys around us are turning a glorious green.   The season began with a bang, quite literally, when lightning struck one of […]

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June 15, 2015

June 15, 2015

On May 5, our good friend Fr. Miguel Mariano, pastor of St. Odilia’s Parish in Tucson, brought a group of nearly 50 parishioners for a visit in honor of the […]

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June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015

On April 18th Grand Knight Dean Moulis and five other Knights of Columbus from Council #6842, at Our Lady of the Valley Parish in Green Valley, came for a volunteer work […]

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June 9, 2015

June 9, 2015

Hello there!  We have some catching up to do, so here is the first installment: To begin, we’ll back up all the way to the first weekend of March and […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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