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Our latest writing, reflections and events.
AWAKENING HOPE

AWAKENING HOPE

Photo: Kelley Mooneyham    So many voices speaking.. competing to capture our attention.. We seem to endlessly seek a voice that speaks deeply to our own.   There was a time when the rhythm and breath  of our life was united with the life force of all...

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Whispers, Buds and Blossoms

Whispers, Buds and Blossoms

Photo: Kelley Mooneyham    Perhaps more than any other year in recent memory, our senses are primed and attuned to the changes in nature announcing the coming of spring. It can feel as if our life depends on the new life that is awakened by shifting winds and...

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Reflection on Lent

Reflection on Lent

Jan Brown, reflecting on the death of her son, a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan, remembered Kevin: “He was born to do this job. If he could do it all over again and have a choice to happen the way it did or work at McDonald’s and live to be 104? He’d do it all over...

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Breaking Into Silence – Surging Into Prayer

Breaking Into Silence – Surging Into Prayer

Breaking Into Silence Surging Into PrayerPhoto: Kelley Mooneyham      "The heart can think of no devotion greater than being shore to ocean" - Robert Frost     What if a wave had no place to release and let go of the momentum and energy it absorbs...

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Carmel Of Reno Announcement Regarding COVID19

March 17, 2020 Dear Friends, In compliance with the recommendations of Bishop Calvo and our local and national leaders, due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are suspending all public worship services in our chapel until further notice. This includes our weekday and...

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Nevada Women’s History Project: Sister Michael

Sister Michael entered the Carmelite Monastery of the Resurrection in Indianapolis, Indiana and transferred to Nevada in 1956 to help in the building of the Carmel of Reno Order, which had been established just two years before. Although she intended to stay just one...

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Remembering Sister Michael

SISTER MICHAEL OF CHRIST THE KING (Ada Marie Fox) Reno - The mercies of the Lord I will sing forever Ps.89 March 10, 1928-January 2, 2020 "Long, long have I walked skin raw from the wind-blown sand leaning into the sand blinded with the grit I could walk backward and...

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