Entries by Amanda Hackett

Lenten Liturgies

The public is invited to join the monastic community in celebrating liturgy on Ash Wednesday and the Sundays of Lent. Ash Wednesday Eucharist and Distribution of Ashes Wednesday, February 22, 5 […]

“Follow Me!”

Do you ever wonder—as I do—about the 30 years Jesus lived in Nazareth with his mother and Joseph, growing in wisdom and grace, virtually living the Good News—as we define […]

Angelo (Margaret) Haspert, OSB

Angelo (Margaret) Haspert, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. November 10, 1924 – January 29, 2023 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, […]

Our Rock of Salvation

The image of God as a rock is often used in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures. More than 20 psalms speak of God as our rock. A rock can symbolize […]


Staging for Scenes: Water bugs become dragonflies, so says the story intended to console the children when their five-year-old friend died. In the tale, a water bug could not keep […]

The Lonely Christmas Tree

Today is January 7, and the Christmas tree is lonely. Where did everybody go? No more gifts under the branches makes it lonely. Are the baubles still on the branches? […]