By Sr. Ruth Ksycki, OSB “Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose their reward.” (Mark 9:41)
Monthly Archive for February, 2011
We’ve been experimenting with different video resources … if you can’t tell. This 30-second video shows a few pics from the chapel!
Here is a 37-second video of some of our favorite winter photos of the grounds of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, Ill! The Music of Winter.
By Sr. Phyllis McMurray, OSB On the eve of the Feast Day of St. Scholastica, St. Benedict’s sister and our founder, let’s turn to the second letter of Paul to the Corinthians. We hear: “’Whoever boasts, should boast in the Lord.’ For it is not the one who recommends the self who is approved, but [...]
Jesus tells us, Blessed are the poor in spirit, they who mourn, the meek, those who hunger & thirst for righteousness, the merciful, clean of heart, peacemakers. What does Jesus have to say about the money maker, the clothes horse, the bar hopper, the party girl, the vacation dreamer? Is there any chance that she [...]