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On December 26th, two of our Junior Monks Renewed their Simple Vows, Brother Bonaventure Nguyen and Brother Faustino Torres.read more
The Abbot's Notebook for February 22, 2017 Blessings to you! Today I am writing to you from South Africa. I am in the northern part of this country, in the Province of Limpopo, at St. Benedict’s Abbey in Polokwane. I have not been here in many years but know most...read more
8th Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle A — 2017 FIRST READING Isaiah 49:14-15 Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me; my Lord has forgotten me.” Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb? Even should she forget, I...read more
Impressions of Rome: Church of Santa Maria in Portico in Campitelli The nearby parish church, to which our Subiaco Cassinese Congregation curia technically belongs, is dedicated to the Virgin Mary “In Portico in Campelli.” Despite being close to the bustling Piazza...read more
In the second century, St. Papias, bishop of Hierapolis. Fragments of his book, The Sayings of the Lord Explained are preserved in the writings of St. Irenaeus. It is said that he listened to the teaching of Christians who... read more