Rain, rain, go away and come back another day! I remember saying that when I was a kid. I was into sports then and hated rainy days when I had to stay inside. This summer these words have come back to me frequently since it has been a drenching summer! This week it has poured [...]
Monthly Archive for August, 2009
Posted in Uncategorized on Aug 28th, 2009
“Our experience of prayer is our entry into the realm of mystery. If you like, it is stepping out of space and time into eternity, where we are conscious only that our spirits are being fed. It is this heavenly nourishment that energizes our efforts to live according to the impossible precepts of the gospel. [...]
Here’s a little video we put together this summer as it rained and rained: A Rainy Day at St. Mary Monastery.
Have you ever had the experience of falling behind in life? This summer has been soooo busy and, especially, these past two weeks. It is simply amazing how stuff piles up and time flies away!!!
What a busy week it has been around here. This weekend we have our annual Community Chapter meetings. We meet in March and August every year to take care of business matters. This weekend we are celebrating 135 years since we were founded in Nauvoo, in 1874. We also hosted an open house this afternoon [...]
At Eucharist this morning the Scriptures continued the theme of bread and Jesus feeding the multitude. Fr. John gave such a bold homily and it has struck me all day. Basically he read a touching story written by a reporter visiting the Darfur refugee camps running out of food. One girl was given the last [...]