Cloistered Dominican Nuns Corpus Christi Monastery

Christmas Preparation In The Monastery!

For the past few weeks the monastery has been in a quiet spiritual preparation for Christmas whereas most of the outside world is immersed in a red and green tinsel frenzy since Halloween.  We did not start our mad dash decorating and baking until this past Monday.  Here are some pictures of our sisters in action…

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Putting twinkle lights on the tree in the nuns’ choir

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Changing the vigil lights in anticipation…

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Many hands are a help!

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Reach!…But don’t look down, Sister!

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Twinkle lights on the tree in the public Chapel’s side

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Are we even yet?

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It’s hard to see but yes, we’re stringing icicle twinkle lights outside the front of the monastery.

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Decking the halls with more twinkle lights! Now can you tell that we LIKE twinkle lights? 🙂

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Time to practice Liturgy!

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Preparing sweets and savories to break the fast after our vigil Mass…

But we’re not done yet! The community has one final push tomorrow morning in preparation for Christmas day…

 

 

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