Days with sisters: Day Two, Ora et Labora

April 30, 2013

I am so glad that Michael reminds me of the most basic spirit of Benedictine before I visited them. I thought I would just sleep through all the prayers and go to lunch and then sleep through all the prayers in the afternoon and go to dinner and go to bed. That’s not true!!! you have to work. I am a really light sleeper. When I get to a new…

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Days with Sisters of Benedictine of Mary (Day one)

April 30, 2013

The trip to the Benedictine of Mary was a really long and fun drive: Interstate to the Highway, highway to the country road, country road to rock road… and I drove the speed of the state road on the rock road… my car almost slipt, but by the Grace of God, I safely arrived there, right before vesper. Right before vesper was the time of Lectio, which means individual study….

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Good Friday.

March 30, 2013

Good Friday has its reason. Inside church, it was really dark today, though it was sunny outside. I have stomach-ache during the whole liturgy while compare with the passion of Jesus, it is nothing. The whole good Friday Mass was both physically and emotionally intense. 3/4 of time we knelled there and the replay of whole process of Jesus dying on the cross and laid in the tomb was beyond…

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