This Summer has been very full. We have accompanied our Sr Godelieve in her transitus to Eternal Life.
We have opened a new Welcome Center for our Retreatants, Guests and Visitors
We have been graced by the teaching, deep spirituality, and wisdom of two Dominicans, Fr. Michael Dodds, OP and Sr. Barbara Green, OP.
I ask of You this day, the grace to become a servant and to give my life here as a ransom for peace as a ransom for life. Jesus, draw me into Your joy of crucified love.
(Fr.Christophe, martyr/monk of Atlas, Algiers, quoted in How Far to Follow? Bernardo Olivera, OCSO)
Since junior high when we studied medieval Europe I had felt drawn to monasteries. I entered an Active teaching order when I turned 18 and there became interested in the House of Prayer Movement....
Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
World Mission Sunday
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 16 The Celebration of the Divine Office During the Day
Mass: Ex 17:8-13; Resp Ps 121; 2 Tm 3:14-4:2; Lk 18:1-8The Lord is your guardian; the Lord is your shade; he is beside you at your right hand.PRAY ALWAYS, WITHOUT BECOMING WEARY.
Welcome to World Mission Sunday! It's a busy Sunday round the monastery and deciding what to write about does not come without difficulty. We can begin by asking ourselves ...