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NEW - Agnus Dei Sacramental Badges for CHRISTMAS - - RELIC BADGES - - LOURDES Holy Water Bottle - A CHRISTMAS NOVENA (booklet) by St. Alphonsus Liguori
ADVENT - St. Andrew Advent CHAPLET prayed
before Christmas - (begins November 30).
A POWERFUL SACRAMENTAL
OF THE CHURCH - St. Michael the Archangel
Blessed Stone Relic Badges
A powerful sacramental of the Church against the devil, temptation, plagues, and sickness.
These St. Michael Blessed Stones are obtained from the cave that St. Michael consecrated with his presence in the year 493.
For Children and ADULTS - Blessed St. Michael the Archangel Relic Badges - Linen touched to blessed stone from St. Michael's Cave in Gargano, Italy. Best for children who cannot carry the small reliquary - and for adults who are not always able to carry the small reliquary due to work schedule, etc.
All available on "Sacramentals" and "New Items" pages.
A CHRISTMAS NOVENA Booklet
by St. Alphonsus Liguori
Doctor of the Church
(Prayed: December 16 - 24)
This Novena was translated from the Italian of Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori and was first published in 1758. The Novena is intended primarily as a preparation for the FEAST OF OUR LORD’S NATIVITY, but it can be prayed with spiritual benefit at any other time of the year as a devotion in honor of the INFANT JESUS. There is a different meditation and prayer for each day of the Novena. Also included are prayers for New Year’s Eve - to end the old year and to begin the New Year. These are beautiful, traditional prayers you can recite together with your family. (28 pg booklet, Offering includes shipping with tracking info) Available on the Sacramentals page.
St. Andrew - ADVENT NOVENA CHAPLET - or, The Prayer To Obtain Favors - begins on NOVEMBER 30 - a beautiful prayer that is traditionally prayed 15 times each day from the Feast of St. Andrew, November 30 to Christmas Eve. It is a very meditative prayer which helps to increase our awareness of the real meaning of Christmas - and also helps us to spiritually prepare for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord on Christmas.
The Chaplet measures 5-1/4 inches long, with fifteen 8mm dark violet glass beads, and a Nativity of Jesus medal. Included is a full-color leaflet with the Prayer to Obtain Favors (Advent Novena Prayer) and an explanation of the Chaplet.
Imprimatur - FEBRUARY 6, 1897. Leaflet printed in the Monastery.
It is piously believed that whoever recites the Advent Novena prayer FIFTEEN times each day from the feast of St. Andrew (November 30th) until Christmas Eve will obtain what is asked.
Chaplet available on the Sacramentals page.
BLESSED ST. MICHAEL STONES
From the Grotto in Italy - Place your request today so that you will have this sacramental in time for your special Christmas gift giving.
Request Offering covers materials used in preparation of this sacramental, and also the printing, packaging, and mailing costs.
The Blessed Stones from the Grotto are a GIFT. Included with each Blessed Stone (in a small gift box) is a booklet with information on the Grotto in Italy, the Blessed Stones, and St. Michael the Archangel blessing the Grotto in Italy, and prayers to St. Michael the Archangel.
St. Michael the Archangel BLESSED STONES (imported from Italy) - it's not too early to begin thinking about Christmas.
St. Michael the Archangel is not only the protector of the Church, but of every faithful soul.
In response to many requests, the quantity has been increased to six (6) per request for Christmas. See under "New Items" on menu at left.
ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL
Blessed Stone RELIC BADGE
ST. MICHAEL BLESSED STONE RELIC BADGE - for children, and for ADULTS who are not able to always carry the small reliquary containing the blessed stone from St. Michael's Cave in Italy. Linen touched to St. Michael Blessed Stone from Cave in Mount Gagano, Italy.
Includes 16 pg booklet with history and information about St. Michael's Cave (Grotto) in Italy. Also included in the booklet are prayers to
St. Michael the Archangel (Novena Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel, Litany to St. Michael, Prayer of Consecration to St. Michael).
Available on "New Items" page.
Dear Friend, Pray, hope, and don't worry! (Padre Pio)
Prayer changes all things. God is all powerful. Nothing is impossible with God or beyond His power to change. All visitors to our website, and their families, are being remembered in a special way each day in our on-going Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help for her loving protection - and her intercession for a speedy (and complete) end to the coronavirus - for those sick and suffering with the virus for a complete and speedy recovery, and for the safety and protection of all families, caregivers, and all medical and nursing professionals, and for all who are sick and suffering.
You may obtain sacred items for yourself and/or your family from this Monastery via the website. The Monastery is small - there is no gift shop. All sacred and devotional items are obtained via the website. All items are prepared in this Monastery, unless otherwise noted. There is no outside help or volunteers. All preparation work and all printing is done in the Monastery - and all requests are packaged and mailed from this Monastery - no "fulfillment center" is used. You may also send your intentions for the monthly Novenas - request candles - and request Holy Masses and Mass Guild enrollments via the website.
Thank you for your kindness. It is very much appreciated! God bless you! May Our Mother of Perpetual Help protect you and your family. You may email the Monastery - Reginacoeli1620@gmail.com
Web site is current as of December 2, 2022.
Adoremus in aeternum
Cloister Chapel -
ST. Michael the Archangel
St. Michael the Archangel
(from the Grotto in Italy)
Quantity increased to SIX (6) per request for Christmas gift giving. "New Items"
DIVINE INFANT JESUS
December 25 - January 1
Semi-Cloistered Sisters - Our Life
Our voluntary withdrawal from the world frees us from worldly affairs so that we may lead a more intense life of prayer in silence and solitude within our monastery. Daily we pray and offer sacrifices for the sanctification of our own souls, for the sanctification of all priests and their labors, and for vocations to the Priesthood and religious life. We pray daily for the needs of Holy Mother Church, the intentions of our families, friends, and benefactors; for the conversion of sinners, the salvation of souls, and for the intercessory prayer requests which we receive daily.
Our Horarium - What Semi-Cloistered Sisters Do All Day
Our days are filled with prayer, Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, work, and household chores. Because work is an extension of prayer, we labor in a peaceful and prayerful atmosphere within our monastery each day to help support ourselves through a small printing apostolate which includes a monthly novena devotional newsletter, Mass cards, Prayer Remembrance cards; and our small mail-order apostolate of religious gifts, cards, devotional badges, the Agnus Dei sacramental, and various religious books, pamphlets, and holy cards.
We invite you to visit our Sacramentals Catalog page (please use the link at left) to see items currently available!
In imitation of Our Lady at Nazareth, each Sister shares in typical household duties and the upkeep of the convent, such as: cooking, washing dishes, house cleaning, laundry & ironing, yard work, painting, gardening, or whatever task may be asked of her in holy obedience.
We take the Vows of Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience. Although not cloistered in the strictest sense, our life is spent here in the monastery, and we rarely leave the property except when it is of absolute necessity or emergency. As semi-cloistered Sisters, we do not travel or go on vacations; however, we are permitted to receive family and close friends in our parlor at certain times of the year and on special occasions.
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