Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Immaculate Conception: A Radiant Sign of Hope

The fact that Mary is free from sin seemed to make her unrelatable, aloof, and distant—so different from our own experience of sinful humanity, and so the Immaculate Conception was a mystery I struggled to embrace. Obviously, the Lord worked a conversion within me to go from this attitude to having her name under this…
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At Last! Our Favorite Occupation

Over the past few weeks, the postulants have started taking hours of adoration in the middle of the night. We sign up for an hour between 10:30 pm and 4:30 am to wake up and adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Our directresses are so good to let us have all of September to adjust…
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He Takes My Breath Away

The primary charism of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration is perpetual adoration. Two sisters are always in the adoration chapel praying for the needs of the world and adoring Jesus in the Eucharist twenty-four hours a day.  I have recently begun to take hours of adoration during the night. It is a…
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He Never Grows Tired of Loving You

The repetitive nature of the Rosary can cause those who are not fully entering into or appreciating the Rosary, like myself, to become bored or distracted or allow their minds to wander. St. John Paul II directly addresses this point in his typical, gentle, fatherly manner in his apostolic letter on the Rosary, Rosarium Virginis…
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