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On April 16, 2018, Abbot Philip left for Mexico early in the morning. One of the brothers took Rosco, Thumper and Benny for a walk, but did not use a leash. As soon as Thumper and Benny got outside the cloister they disappeared. Brothers looked for Thumper and Benny...read more
The Abbot’s Notebook for May 23, 2018 My sisters and brothers in Christ, Blessings to you! This week I have been challenged to write because my mind seems caught up with other things. That does not happen often to me. Usually I can just sit down and write a letter...read more
Trinity Sunday-Cycle B-2018 FIRST READING Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Moses said to the people: "Ask now of the days of old, before your time, ever since God created man upon the earth; ask from one end of the sky to the other: Did anything so great ever...read more
For all its drawbacks and faults, which I have mostly avoided discussing in these essays, Rome does have an elaborate and fine public transportation system. I grew up in Oregon in the United States and for the past forty years have lived in New Mexico. In both states...read more