This posting is offered in answer to a request for a report on the 2009 address of the Benedictine Abbot Primate to the World Congress of Benedictine Oblates in Rome. More extensive reports on the entire Congress may be found by clicking on this link and visiting postings of the first two weeks in October [...]
Monthly Archive for October, 2010
By Sr. Ruth Ksycki, OSB “The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” (Psalm 33) This line was the responsorial psalm for the first reading from Ephesians 3:14-21 last week. As I was doing lectio, I decided to try Sr. Irene Nowell’s method of interspersing the response in between the verses of the [...]
Sr. Genna Hibser, OSB – teacher, liturgist, musician and great friend – died Wednesday morning after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Sr. Katherine never let the “big guys” stand in the way of social justice.
I’ve been AWOL from this blog for the last few month. I have excuses, but everybody’s as busy as I am. Mostly, I just haven’t had anything much to say…or rather I’ve found myself unable to put into words the continuing, rich experience of the life I live.
The topic of discussion yesterday in my Sunday School class was “social justice.” We are reading Ronald Rohlheiser’s book “The Holy Longing.” He makes a point of the difference between charity and justice: charity being how we give from our generosity to those in need, and justice being how we try to change the systems [...]