Mary, Woman and Spouse of the Spirit

On these days leading up to Pentecost and the great outpouring of the Holy Spirit, we want to draw close to Mary our Mother, and the Spouse of the Spirit. Sr Laura Brown, fsp will guide us during this time of prayer, helping us to reflect upon the action of the Spirit in Mary’s life. We ask Mary to obtain for us hearts that are open and receptive to the Spirit’s lead. 

Emmaus and the Hunger for the Eucharist

During these past weeks we have not been able to receive Jesus sacramentally in the Eucharist. Have we taken this for granted? Have we allowed this great privilege to become just something that Catholics do? After a short period of silent reflection, Sr Laura Brown, fsp guides us through the story of the disciples on the Road to Emmaus as a paradigm for our own journey. And during this journey Jesus walks beside us, listening to our questions and concerns and then reveals Himself in the Eucharistic Bread.

The Women of Easter: Eucharistic Adoration for Women Struggling in the Pandemic

In the beautiful season of the Church’s year we find ourselves in Easter. A time when we experience new life, and how we much we need new life in these days when we are experiencing sickness and death, change and uncertainty, all caused by the coronavirus. We want life not death, hope not fear, light not darkness. In this time of Eucharistic Adoration, Sr Laura Brown, FSP leads us in prayer, meditating on two Gospels in which is recounted Jesus’ appearance to women on the morning of the resurrection.

Contemplating the Way of the Cross

Pray the Stations of the Cross by using the time-tested method of imaginative prayer with Sr. Mary Leonora as a guide, the reader will encounter the Lord during the intense moments of his passion and death. Through vivid imagery, beautiful artwork, and moving reflections, contemplate the personal love of Christ manifested at each moment along the Way of the Cross.

Sr. Mary Leonora is the author of Contemplating the Way of the Cross: Personal Encounter with Our Crucified Lord

Jesus Calms the Sea: Eucharistic Meditation for Peace During the Pandemic

After a few moments of settling down and quieting your heart, Sr Laura will lead you in a time of adoration and prayer. Together we will silently place ourselves in the presence of Jesus and adore Him. She will read two selections from the Gospels of St Matthew and Mark which retell the story of Jesus calming the storm at sea. There will be periods of silence and reflection in between. She will then read several selections from Gabriella Bossis’ devotional “Jesus Speaking” followed by a time for examen, a prayer asking for mercy and concluding with a rosary recited by the sisters…

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