Readings of the day: RB 7:56-58Mass: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30; Resp. Psalm 84; Mark 7:1-13 This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrine human precepts.
Here, Jesus quotes the Prophet Isaiah in response to more calculated questioning. A response as
This is an opportunity to listen deeply for God's voice as you experience the richness of monastic life: silence, the beauty of nature, private and communal prayer, and meditation. Sisters will
be available to guide discernment.
The schedule includes participation in the monastic hours of prayer, Eucharist, and m
Hesychia, Blessed Silence This icon is Hesychia, Blessed Silence,
an angel that represents Christ with the qualities of Sophia, Holy Wisdom . It speaks to that interior movement of the mind into heart where we meet God in the deepest form of prayer. This is the
place where Christ tells us to “Go into your room, shut the door and pray…” (Matthew 6:6)
Since silence is such a foundati