A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Monday, March 28, 2005

Repose, Resurrection, & Rejoicing

On their blog, Moniales, the Dominican Nuns of Summit, New Jersey, have posted some interesting pictures of their activities during Holy Week and the Triduum.

Prayer and Repose
Sr. Maria Concepcion keeps watch with her Divine Spouse at the Altar of Repose which is set up at the choir grille behind the main altar. Sisters will keep vigil the whole night long
Praying before our Lord at the Altar of Repose on Holy Thursday.

Gaude et laetare
Sr. Mary Martin whips off her cappa at the opening strains of the Gloria.
Exuberance during the Gloria at the celebration of Easter

Like butter...

Two sisters cut up a 50 pound donation of butter.

* * * * *
"Signs of a call to Dominican Contemplative Life
  • "Single woman between the ages of 21-40
  • "A practicing Roman Catholic
  • "Fidelity and love for the Church
  • "Good physical and mental health
  • "A joyful, generous spirit
  • "Willingness to learn
  • "Ability to live in community and in solitude
  • "Zeal for the salvation of souls
  • "An attraction to prayer and the things of God
  • "A desire to give yourself entirely to Jesus Christ

"If you have these qualifications, why wait? We invite you, as Our Lord did His first disciples to 'come and see,' and contact:

Vocation Directress
Dominican Nuns
Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary
543 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901-4498
Phone: 908-273-1228

e-mail: vocations.summit@op.org"

From the Vocations page of
Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary
Summit, NJ