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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



Br John’s Funeral Homily

Posted on May 4th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 7 comments

Br. John Benedict, 1932-2016

On April 23rd, 2016 our Br. John died mowing the lawns around the guest house.  The following Friday, we buried our dear brother and present to you here Abbot Peter’s Homily for the occasion.  We deeply …



Easter Vigil Homily – 2016

Posted on April 3rd, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

He is Risen!

In the brilliant light of the Easter Vigil’s deep darkness, Abbot Peter had these powerful word to say:

Easter Vigil Homily by Abbot Peter McCarthy



Holy Thursday Homily – 2016

Posted on April 2nd, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

A Blessed Easter to you!

Abbot Peter, in his kindness, offers here his Holy Thursday Homily for us:

Holy Thursday Homily by Abbot Peter McCarthy



Br Damien’s Funeral Homily

Posted on December 16th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Community News:

On December 2nd our Br Damien passed on to our eternal homeland with the Lord

Abbot Peter offered a beautiful homily for his funeral mass on December 9th. We present it here for you:

Br. Damien’s Funeral Homily



Thanksgiving Homily – 2015

Posted on December 16th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Abbot Peter, caught up in the Holy Spirit’s Whirlwind once more, presented this inspired homily at our Thanksgiving Eucharist. We present it here for you to be taken up!

Thanksgiving Homily 2015



A Monastic Life Experience: MLR Edward Christian

Posted on November 22nd, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Community News:

Our new friend and October Monastic Life Participant, Edward Christian, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about our MLR program and his experience in general. Thanks Edward for being with us!!!

 

Reflection:



A Monastic Life Experience: MLR Ron Walker

Posted on September 20th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 2 comments

Community News:

Our new friend and August Monastic Life Participant, Ron Walker, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about our MLR program and his experience in general. Thanks Ron for being with us!!!

 

Reflection:






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