Dispatch #6 from Sr. Bobbi Besides tramping through the historical sites and ruins, the 29 Benedictine Sisters participating in the Benedictine Rome Renewal Program are enjoying lively conferences. We began with a conference on Monastic Instincts. Sr. Karen Joseph, OSB, spoke of instincts like listening, humility, helpfulness, holding ones tongue, bearing with, reverence, and consistency.
Monthly Archive for May, 2010
Sr. Bobbi’s Dispatch #5 This is Mamertinum Prison, where Paul was imprisoned in Rome. For more pictures visit our Facebook page! This is our day for reflection, which is built into the schedule. That is quite wise as the days are so busy that I usually go to bed instead of writing!! It is simply [...]
Dispatch #4 from Sr. Bobbi! Just 24 hrs ago Sr. Ruth and I were actually in front of the small cell of Benedict in Rome (above). It had only enough space for him to stretch out but not to move around in. Before he finished his studies, he grew so frustrated with the decadence of [...]
“Hope is the simple trust that God has not forgotten the recipe for manna.”
Dispatch #3 Being at St. Peter’s for the Pope’s Pentecost Mass was awesome!
Dispatch #2 from Sr. Bobbi: As I was flying to Rome I thought about the name of the program, Pilgrims on a Journey. It sure seemed like the perfect name to me, with the unknown before me & the familiar left behind. It is exhilarating really to travel to unfamiliar places!