Sisters of Saint Anne

St. Marie Province

Prayer

  • January 2015 reflection

    What Love Can Do from Sr. Margaret Cantwell

  • Human Trafficking Reflection and Prayer
  • Prayer for the Year of Consecrated Life
  • December 2014 reflection

    From Sr. Margaret Cantwell — 2014 December

  • GATHERING FOR WOMEN OF FAITH

     Day of Prayer in the New Year – A Contemplative Practice of Visio Divina

    Saturday, January 17, 2015, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, St. Anne’s Convent, 720 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough, MA.   You may be asking, Visio Divina? What’s that? Come find out! During this New Year ’s Day of prayer we will be invited into a contemplative experience of prayer with art. Join with Women of Faith from throughout the diocese and beyond as together we welcome in 2015 through fellowship and contemplative prayer, and all that God is waiting to offer us this day and in the New Year. There will be reflections, faith sharing, fellowship, and time for personal and group prayer.

    The presenters will be Sr. Pauline Laurence, SSA, and Sr. Yvette Dargy, SSA, who bring invaluable experience as educators, leaders, pastoral counselors and ministers.

    “Coffee and” will be provided. Registration fee is $5.

    Pre-registration is required by Monday 1/13/15. Please email or call Lori Pandiscio, 508-498-3778, lamp.lighter9@verizon.net or Sr. Yvette Bellerose, 774-239-3372, srybellerose@yahoo.com to pre-register

  • GATHERING FOR WOMEN OF FAITH

    Easing into Balance: Practices for Everyday Contemplation

    Saturday, September 6, 2014, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, St. Anne’s Convent, 720 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough, MA   This half day retreat with the theme, Easing into Balance: Practices for Everyday Contemplation, is a way of gently entering into the Fall season with God and other women, taking time for the contemplative practices of slowing down and surrender.  There will be time for quiet, personal prayer, faith sharing, and fellowship. You are invited to recall the bookmark prayer of St. Teresa of Avila:

    “Let nothing disturb you; Let nothing frighten you. All things are passing. God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Nothing is wanting to her who possesses God. God alone suffices.”

    The presenter will be Nicki Verploegen, Ph.D, a spiritual director and consultant who offers graduate courses, seminars, retreats, and workshops in spirituality both in the U.S. and abroad in Africa and Asia.  “Coffee and” will be offered.  Registration fee is $5.

    Pre-registration is required by Sunday, 8/31/14.  Please email or call

    Lori Pandiscio 508-498-3778, lamp.lighter9@verizon.net or Sr. Yvette Bellerose, SSA, at 774-239-3372, srybellerose@yahoo.comto pre-register.

  • GATHERING FOR WOMEN OF FAITH

    Summertime Morning of Prayer – Yearning to Just Be

    Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, St. Anne’s Convent, 720 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough, MA   This half day retreat with the theme, Yearning to Just Be, is a way to welcome in the summer with God and other women, by slowing down and tending to your heart’s deepest desires. There will be a reflection, faith sharing, fellowship, contemplative prayer with music, and time for personal prayer. You are invited to “Come away by yourselves…and rest a while.” (Mark 6:31) Come, be nourished and renewed.

    The presenters will be Sr. Yvette Bellerose, SSA and Lori Pandiscio. “Coffee and” will be offered. Registration fee is $5.

    Pre-registration is required by Sunday, 6/22/14. Please email or call

    Lori Pandiscio 508-498-3778, lamp.lighter9@verizon.net or Sr. Yvette Bellerose, SSA, at 774-239-3372, srybellerose@yahoo.comto pre-register.

    Future gatherings are scheduled for:

    September 6, 2014 ~ 9:30 am– 1:00 pm

    December 13, 2014 ~ An Advent Day of Reflection 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

    January 17, 2015 ~ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

     

  • La Cuaresma 2014

    La Pasión del Cristo / Compasión de Dios

  • Lent 2014

     The Passion of Christ / The Compassion of God

     from the Congregation Social Justice Office

     

  • LENTEN PRAYER PROGRAM 2014
    Marie Anne Center,  236 Lincoln St., Worcester, MA 01609
    508-241-3567     mac@ssaweb.org
    Tuesdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m.
    March 11th– Deacon Michael Chase: “Rediscovering Catholicism by Praying the Rosary”
    March 18th—Ms. Susan Landry: “Daring to Walk in the Shadow of the Cross”
    March 25th—Sr. Paula Kelleher, ssj: “May You Receive Christ as Mary Did Today”
    April 1st —Sr. Julie Ciccolini, pbvm: “The Walk to Calvary”
    April 8th —Mr. Ernie Rivard: “Living in Joyful Hope: New Life through the Cross”
    April 15th —Ms. Lori Pandicio: “A Journey of Hope Toward the Light”

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