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The Sisters of the College of Saint Benedict

May is a month special for many. Certainly it is for the 494…
May 25, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Summer and Salads

With the onset of 80 degree weather my thoughts turn to summer…
May 20, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Grotto Pilgrimage

Recently I came across the song title “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing,”…
May 18, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Rural South Africa

As our time in South Africa comes to an end, we took a day trip…
May 14, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Holy Mary, mother of God …

The month of May holds in respectful pondering the person of…
May 11, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Oh, the Merry Merry Month of May

Some of my fondest memories of childhood revolve around the month…
May 6, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Saying Good-bye

Last month on March 16, I had the experience of being present…
May 4, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

What Now for the Church?

There has been an awful lot of media attention lately on the…
April 22, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

“Is there anyone here who yearns for life and desires to see good days?” (Ps. 34:13)

The quotation in the title above is from Psalm 34 but it is…
April 20, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

“Is there anyone here who years for life and desires to see good days?” (Ps. 34:13)

The quotation above is from Psalm 34 but it is also quoted in…
April 20, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Eastering

Today is an unusually balmy April day. It’s the kind of day…
April 15, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Technology is a wonderful gift

It has broken through ignorance and opened our world to cultural…
April 13, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Are There Wild Animals in South Africa?

Greetings from South Africa! From seeing a dassie (rock rabbit)…
April 8, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Monastic Vows

Recently, my brother Don was reminding me how lucky we monastics…
April 6, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Musings on Maundy or Holy Thursday

Today is Holy Thursday in the Roman Catholic Church. The old…
April 1, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery

Spring and New Life

In late February, I was bemoaning the fact that it was cold…
March 25, 2010/by SaintBenedictMonastery