Epiphany Gift

  Even a casual thought about the incredible Solemnity of Epiphany Sunday can induce magnificent wonder! It is certainly another highlight of the Christmas season and here we celebrate Epiphany with the annual “House Blessing.” Caroling in procession, special prayers for each major communal area, incense, holy water, the updated chalk blessing on every doorway [...]

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Last Days of Advent

The days are at their shortest and Christmas is almost here! Below is a small video clip of the preparations for the Holy Night which is upon us. Come Lord Jesus, come! Advent at OLAM        

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His Life, Our Light

  Latent in the bosom of creation lies a truth of incomprehensible proportion. It is the soft whiteness in every flake of snow, the pigment of blue in the sky, the music in every melody, the illumination in each beam of light and the gleam of life that flickers in the eyes of every person. [...]

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Adoro Te – Dedication of the JPII Eucharistic Center

  Advent is a quiet season for us here at the monastery. However, a brilliant highlight this month occurred on December 8th, 2013 as the John Paul II Eucharistic Center here at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament was solemnly dedicated and opened to visitors! His Eminence, Cardinal Burke, joined by Bishop Baker and [...]

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Charity Took Possession

Thursday November 21st , a long anticipated day at last arrived! Sr. Marie Celine of Our Lady, Handmaid of the Lord made her first vows yesterday as a Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration. Following her profession to live “in obedience, in poverty and in chastity, observing papal enclosure…” and dedicating herself to “perpetual adoration of [...]

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