Reflections by Sister Rene

~ by Sr. Marie Rene, S.S.J.

March 26, 2014: Night Prayers

Whenever the quiet settles on the day and the sun goes down, this is the time that I most love to share alone with God. I allow my mind and heart to feel the presence of my heavenly family and I ask myself; How much have I thought of God, and all my heavenly family, Our Lady, the Angels, the Saints and Holy Souls? I end my day in quiet conversation with God and a prayer of thanksgiving.

Jesus Christ my God, I adore You and I thank You for all the graces You have given me this day. I offer You my sleep and all the moments of this night, and I implore You to keep me safe from sin. To this end I place myself in Your Sacred Side and under the mantle of Our Lady, my Mother. Let Your holy angels surround me and keep me in peace; and let Your blessing be upon me.

My prayers are ever with you all,

Sister Rene


Sister Marie Rene, is a Sister of St. Joseph in St. Augustine, Florida and is the Prayer Director for the Sisters of Life. She has devoted her life in service to Catholic Schools as principal and teacher, to the sick and dying in the Diocese of St. Augustine and to the needy in various outreach ministries. Sister Rene worked in ministry to the men of Our Lady of Hope Farm for eight years. Sister has also worked with Sister Mary Albert, SSJ, the great historian “archivist” for five years.




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