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Making Muscadine Jelly

Sr. Anu Maria found some Muscadine bushes down by the creek in our acreage and has been faithfully plucking them for some time.  Now...
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Fruits of our Labor

This photo was taken early in the summer. Now that we’re at the end of August we only have the peppers and zucchini, along...
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Jesus, Lord of the Storm

“Peace! Be still!” In Mark 4:39 it says, “… when Jesus rebuked the storm He said, “Peace! Be still!” We sisters are among thousands...
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Updated Happenings Page

Just a reminder to look at the cute critter videos and photos we have over there on the Happenings page … Enjoy!
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Paying the Temple Tax, Part II

Before starting where we left off from part one, I wanted to play this part in The Passion of the Christ movie that captures the point I...
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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Image Detail | Ceiling of the Assumption of Mary in Santa Maria Immacolata a via Veneto, Rome | photo by Livioandronico Happy Solemnity of the Assumption...
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Paying the Temple Tax, Part I

Before you leave, take a look at the updated Happenings page! Monday, August 14, 2017  ~  19th Week in Ordinary Time… AND the memorial of...
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St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) – 2nd reading from her Proper Office for the Divine Office for the Discalced Carmelites: Divine...
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Annual Visit with our Seminarians

Every year to begin their annual retreat the seminarians from our diocese come to our monastery for mass and a visit.  The bishop is...
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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Novena Photos

After quite a break we’re back to share some photos taken during the Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Thanks to Robert Alexander...
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