Prioral Feast Day

We’ve been meaning to post this for a while…things have been a little busy! It all happened back in September, on the feast of the Holy Cross, to be exact. Sr. Mary Margaret’s actual feast day (for St. Margaret of Hungary) falls on January 18, which is too close to Christmas and Epiphany for a big day, so we celebrate it on her “mystery” day — she is Sr. Mary Margaret of the Cross. We had a fun-filled two days of games, refreshments, and a movie! Our theme for the feast was “Monastic Olympics”–but instead of doing the usual kinds of Olympic feats, our sisters competed in various monastic fields such as sweeping floors, bowing in choir, and other events.

For the Olympics, you’ve got to have medals!
Singing the feast day song to start everything off

As you can see, Sister received lots of homemade gifts to give away–just what she asked for!

Ice cream floats in the afternoon

We all had a great time, and we enjoyed the movie the next day, too!

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