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Fr. Joseph Benedict’s Funeral Mass

Posted on March 17th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly, 1916-2017

On March 11th, we buried our dear brother, Fr. Joe Ben, and here is Abbot Peter’s Homily for the occasion.  We deeply appreciate your prayers for our deceased brother.

Funeral Mass Homily by Abbot Peter



Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly

Posted on March 4th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 4 comments

Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly, 1916-2017

On March 2nd, 2017 at approximately 11:50 pm, our Fr. Joseph died quietly in bed. Fr. Joseph was a good and holy man who endured much in his final years as his health deteriorated. Thankfully, …



Ash Wednesday – 2017

Posted on March 4th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Ash Wednesday Homily

On March 1st, 2017, our yearly celebration of Lent was inaugurated with a rousing homily by our Abbot.  We present to you here, Abbot Peter’s Homily for the occasion.

Ash Wednesday Homily by Abbot Peter McCarthy



Dave Richen’s Memorial Mass – 2016

Posted on March 4th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

David Richen, Architect

On November 7th, 2016 we celebrated the Memorial Mass for our beloved Architect, David Richen.  We present to you here, Abbot Peter’s Homily for the occasion.  We deeply appreciate your prayers for our deceased Architect and brother.…



Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2016

Posted on December 18th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Homily: Archbishop Vlazny

We celebrated another glorious feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the December 12th and were especially blessed to have our dear brother and friend, Archbishop Vlazny here to give us the homily. We present it for …



A Monastic Life Experience: Steve Fawver

Posted on September 28th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Community News:

Our Monastic Life Participant from Spring 2016, Steve Fawver, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about experience in our MLR program. Thanks Steve, for taking time to write this with your busy schedule!…



Br Clarence’s Funeral Homily

Posted on September 4th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Br. Clarence Schneider, 1922-2016

On August 15th, 2016 our Br. Clarence died quietly while taking a walk in the infirmary.  On August 24th, we buried our dear brother and present to you here Abbot Peter’s Homily for the occasion.  We …



A Monastic Life Experience: Jacob Hayden

Posted on August 31st, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Community News:

Our August 2016 Monastic Life Participant, Jacob Hayden, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about our MLR program and his experience in general. Thanks Jacob and James for being with us!!!

 

Reflection:



Br Clarence Schneider

Posted on August 18th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 4 comments

Br. Clarence Schneider, 1922-2016

On August 15th, 2016, the solemnity of the Assumption, our Br. Clarence died quietly in our infirmary.  Br. Clarence was a good and holy man who gave his life to our Lord in giving his life …



Br. Scott’s Profession

Posted on May 14th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 3 comments

Br. Scott Dilworth, Our New Junior!

On May 10th, our Br. Scott concluded his novitiate and took his simple vows with our community. Here in lies Abbot Peter’s profound reflections for the occasion. Well done Br. Scott!!!

Br. Scott’s Clothing






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Fr. Joseph Benedict’s Funeral Mass

Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly, 1916-2017

On March 11th, we buried our dear brother, Fr. Joe Ben, and here is Abbot Peter’s Homily for...

Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly

Fr. Joseph Benedict Donnelly, 1916-2017

On March 2nd, 2017 at approximately 11:50 pm, our Fr. Joseph died quietly in bed. Fr. Joseph was...

Ash Wednesday – 2017

Ash Wednesday Homily

On March 1st, 2017, our yearly celebration of Lent was inaugurated with a rousing homily by our Abbot.  We present...