Entries by SaintBenedictMonastery

Preparing for Lent

Repent and believe the good news! These words from the Ash Wednesday liturgy remind us of our call to live in such a way that we do proclaim the good […]

Life in a Wheelchair

“Blue Wheelchairs”Provided by Pexels.com I fell and injured my back. I can see, hear and talk and my mind is as sharp as a whistle. Ninety. Wheelchairs. Bring on changes. […]

A Day at Shodair: Part 2

Sister Trish Dick works as a spiritual counselor at Shodair Hospital in Helena, Mont. The hospital serves children who have undergone extreme trauma. Our patients, if they are not on […]

Shirley Frandrup, OSB

Shirley Frandrup, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. October 31, 1930 – January 18, 2018 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January […]

Heart-Healthy Hugs

I got to wondering about the etymology of the term “hug.” I found out the origins of the word are not known, but there are two theories about its origin. […]

The Search for Peace

The monastery’s “Peace Pole” I can’t stop reading what Pope Francis, via Fr. Rosica, sends out to me almost daily! He speaks and writes a dangerous message to those of us […]