A “Motley Crew” at Prayer? Jesus is There Too!


By Sister Mary Core, OSB

“Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”  (Matthew 18:19-20)

Jesus’ familiar words are a reminder that the power of our prayer is enhanced when we pray with others.

It happens when we share a blessing before a meal we are about to enjoy. Continue Reading

Benedictine Sisters Pray Together Morning, Noon and Night


Sister Charlotte Sonneville, OSB

As I was pondering why St. Benedict wrote 12 chapters of his Rule on the Opus Dei  (Work of God)  – what we now refer to as the Liturgy of the Hours – I read  this line from Psalm 66: “Cry out with joy to God, all the earth;  O sing to the glory of God’s name, O render God glorious praise.” Continue Reading