(Photo by Karen Streveler, OSB) It was somewhat easier to still my “flickering mind” Though it took three days two birds, two squirrelsand trees that stood still, deeply grounded and waiting […]
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(My mom and IPhoto by Tammy Shoemaker, OSB) We grew up in a very strong Catholic family. A saying I always heard around the house was, “As long as […]
Being a spiritual counselor in children’s acute behavioral hospital has been challenging and a huge learning curve. I have worked and been exposed to a ministry of trauma but never at […]
A solo butterfly a busily searching bee and numerous bugs kept me company today. Oh yes, and Meister Eckhart, the mystic who sees everything from the inside out. I […]
S. Lisa Rose climbing a rock wall! Have you ever climbed a Rock Wall? This past summer I had the opportunity to climb a rock wall with some of the […]
Colman (Dolores) O’Connell, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St Joseph, Minn. March 13, 1927 – September 30, 2017 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, […]
“Why are you sad, my heart? Why do you grieve? Wait for the Lord, I will yet praise God my savior.” Psalm 42 Cyclone damage to the Monastery (1916) […]
(Sisters working with Habitat for Humanity) Recently, Mary Catherine Bateson, daughter of well-known anthropologist Margaret Mead, was interviewed on Krista Tippet’s program On Being. An over-reaching concern was how to change […]
I keep recognizing how much other cultures have to teach me. A recent confirmation of that happened when I listened to an interview by Krista Tippet with Ruby Sales, civil […]
Emerentia (Dorothy) Fleischhacker, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St Joseph, Minn. April 17, 1922 – September 10, 2017 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, […]