Ave Maria for Advent

Posted Posted in Marian Consecration

In honor of our Blessed Mother’s two beautiful Advent feastdays – the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Guadalupe – we want to share with you this Ave Maria. Our founding Mothers brought this “Ave Maria” with them from the Dominican monastery in Catonsville, Maryland. We sing it solemnly every day after Mass for forty […]

Advent in the Monastery

Posted Posted in Liturgy

Advent in the monastery is a time of such joyful expectation! Long before Advent officially begins, the Sisters are turning their thoughts eagerly towards this season of preparation for the coming of the Savior. As the short summer nights lengthen into autumn, one or another Sister will break into Christmas carols in the kitchen while […]