Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Easter thoughts from the “Texas Nuns” –Poor Clares 🙂

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Christ appearing to the Virgin, from the Miraflores Altarpiece, Rogier van der Weyden, c.1442-1445

The Lord is arisen indeed, Alleluia!

A very blessed Easter to all of you!  The tomb is empty, which means Jesus is back in our tabernacle and all is right with the world.  Father Phillips brought Him back last night after the Easter Vigil and we had the chapel ready with fresh lilies and a gleaming tabernacle, which Sr. Grace Marie lovingly polished in anticipation of Our Lord’s return.

Today also happens to be our Rev. Mother Angelica’s 91st birthday!  Please say a prayer for her today, and join us in thanking God for the gift of her life.  Raymond Arroyo had a lovely little tribute video on The World Over this past week, which we want to share with you.  These are great clips of Mother and her personality shines through: funny, feisty, and full of love for God.  We love you, Reverend Mother, and we are so grateful for your…

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