The last 8 days I have been away at a meeting at Annunciation Monastery in Bismarck, North Dakota. Then I stopped at St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph Minnesota. Both are vibrant Benedictine communities and have many ministries their Sisters are involved with. I have friends in both places and enjoyed catching up with them.
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
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This morning as the sun was rising I was reading from my mediation book. It was Colossians 1:6. The message got down to we are “holy and blameless in His sight.” As the sun rose it just seemed so peaceful. A picture perfect creation. It led me to reflect on our own worthiness to receive [...]
One of the fundamental cornerstones of Benedictine life is our charism of hospitality. The Rule of Benedict clearly demands that we recognize all people as Christ. I think, in Benedict’s experience, that the monastery was a constant hub of guests.