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Our Fr Simeon Cook and Br Dominic Paulraj Renewed Their Vows as Benedictine Monks on March 20th, 2017. Ad multos annos. * * ...read more
The Abbot's Notebook for March 29, 2017 Blessings to you! As you can guess, I am still home, in my own room and working in my own office. I don’t have any trips planned for a while! The challenge is simply to recover from the surgery on the appendix, from the blood...read more
5th Sunday of Lent-Cycle A-2017 FIRST READING Ezekiel 37:12-14 Thus says the Lord GOD: O my people, I will open your graves and have you rise from them, and bring you back to the land of Israel. Then you shall know that I am the LORD, when I open your graves and have...read more
In the summer of 1985 I enrolled in a language school in Florence, Italy, for two months of intensive Italian study, five days a week, four hours each day. The Tuscan city of Florence (“Firenze” in Italian), I had been told, was the place to go to learn Italian. I...read more
In 1472, at Vercelli, Blessed Amadeus of Savoy. As a youth he was devout but troubled by... read more