If so, how do we explain these activities listed on one of their websites:
Oratory Labyrinth Prayer Garden on the grounds of the Rock Hill Oratory is open to all seeking to walk this prayer experience. Labyrinth prayer touches many parts of our lives and faith communities. We welcome all whose prayer and sense of God make this a sacred place. Open during daylight hours.
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Liturgical Ministers - An Evening of Renewal
Tuesday, September 15, 2003, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Sister Mary Laura Lesniak, SSMN will lead this evening of reflection for liturgical ministers ???]. Come and spend some time reflecting on how your personal life is transformed by the Eucharist, by your ministry in the assembly and by your experience of being ministers to the people of God. This reflection time will enrich the spirituality for cantor, choir member, usher, greeter, member of the assembly, presider ???], deacon, Eucharistic minister ???] or acolyte. Those who have been involved in Disciples in Mission will find this evening beneficial. The program beings with a light supper at 6:00.
Sister Mary Laura served in the Diocese of Charleston in many capacities from 1991-2001. She was a presenter for retreats and for the Diocesan Institute for Parish Leadership Development. Currently, Sister Mary Laura is a staff member of the St. John Eudes Center, West Seneca, NY. She leads parish missions and retreats for lay ministers and evangelization teams throughout the United States.
Cost: $15 (includes supper) Please register by mail only by September 11.
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J Saturday, March 6, 2004 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A new and deeper exploration of the spirituality and holiness of women. Building on Womanspirit I we will spend the day in prayer, reflection and conversation.
Presenters are Mary Miller and Dolores Paque. Both women have Master’s Degrees in Pastoral Studies, are spiritual directors, and are grounded in Ignatian spirituality.
The rest of the site just has a . . . Modrnist stench to it. How can this be an orthodox religious order? Or is each Oratory an autonomous institution?
Oh, don’t forget to check out this image of their celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Beautiful, huh?
Nice to see what passes for orthodoxy these days.