wonder and awe - beautiful gifts of the Holy Spirit
Franciscans of the Immaculate.
Pope Francis recently said that the role of women in the Church is to be witnesses to Christ - to receive the faith and take it to others. Two religious sisters engaged in conversation with a beggar outside Santa Maria Maggiore.
"Anunciata, is a nun in the Franciscan order ‘O caminho’, founded in 2001 by Brazilian priest Gilson Sobreiro. In less then 10 years, the catholic fraternity opened branches in Bolivia, Paraguay and USA.
Monjas del Oasis de Jesús Sacerdote, instituto que usa los libros litúrgicos tradicionales.
Franciscan Friars of the Renewal - they are the REAL DEAL, serving the poor, destitute and homeless. Being mendicant, they are unable to fundraise or use funds they do receive to buy food for themselves.
Benedictine Monastery of Our Lady of the Desert, Gobernador, NM
Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake I pray the Lord my soul to take. My mother taught me this as a little girl. It was my nightly prayer before my "God Blesses" God Bless Her Always!