Our beloved chaplain, Fr. Maurice Flood, died suddenly at his monastery of the Holy Cross in Berryville, VA. He was 85 years old. He had served as our chaplain from 1999 - 2014 and was known by all for his big smile and even bigger heart.
Funeral Mass Information- September 4, 2021
*In the photo above, Maurice is seen sawing some fallen branches after a winter storm.
Every journey is a liminal space, an in-between time, spanning where I am now and where I hope to end up. While a journey often involves some physical travel, a meaningful journey is accompanied by a displacement of a habitual dispositions and mindsets, while engaging an inner dimension. ...
Friday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
Year of Saint Joseph
Year of the Family "Amoris Laetitia The Joy of Love"
Saints: Saint Hildegard of Bingen, Virgin, Doctor (1098-1179); Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Doctor (1542-1621); Saint Albert of Jerusalem (c.1150-1214)
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 3:7-13 Summoning the Brothers for Counsel
Mass: 1 Tim 6:2c-12; Resp Ps 49; Lk 8:1-3Blessed are the poor in spirit.
Today we commemorate two great Doctors of the Church. ...