Ora et Labora

Ora et Labora Days at Children of Mary

In the spring and summer, the Children of Mary usually have Ora et Labora Days (Pray and Work Days) at Emmanuel in Newark, OH. Everyone is invited, young and old, individuals and families, to come spend some time praying and working with the Sisters.



Second Saturday of every month, May through November

    • 8:30am Holy Mass
    • 12:00pm LUNCH: Main dish and drinks will be provided - you may bring a side dish or sack lunch.
    • 3:00pm The day ends with a Holy Hour. You are welcome to stay for Chanting of Evening Prayer beginning at 4:00pm.

There is a lot of work to do on the 106 acres of land: clearing brush, working in the flower gardens and vegetable garden, cutting up fallen trees, carpentry work, painting, etc. There is plenty of inside work also - for those who can't do manual labor.

To RSVP for an Ora et Labora Day, call 740-323-1977 ,

or use the form below:

Ora Et Labora Form