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By Jim Graves, EWTN News, 3/29/20
Jim Graves writes from Newport Beach, California.
Habited nuns praying in unison.
The sounds of Catholic life in the convent were once largely confined to the sisters and local faithful near the motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Now the sisters’ communal prayer can be heard by a wider audience amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dominican Sisters of Mary, a teaching community, which, in recent years, has branched out to provide Catholic content online, has begun livestreaming Masses and prayers.
Sister John Dominic explained to the Register, “Our sole intention in doing so is to give people the opportunity to pray with us … those participating can hear the sisters praying and singing.”
The community has 145 sisters in smaller communities throughout the U.S. The sisters have implemented such CDC guidelines as social distancing in common areas and are teaching classes online. ….