Prayer is the doorway
The human heart is often divided,
wounded, angry, fearful.
Grace slowly heals,
prayer is the doorway for...
Thank you Sam, beautiful quote.
The receiving and giving love and mercy
We love always to our fullest capacity. Though at first, it may be hesitant and...
I will pray for you and your wife, we all are I am sure. Relationships are probably our toughest challenge and you are not alone.
Holy Thursday 2021
Holy Thursday is when for many Christians, Jesus instituted the Eucharist. A sacrament that shows the absolute...
As we all grow closer to the Lord, an eternal journey, so does our understanding.......we often know more than we know.
Sit down and just write...
Most of what I say flows from my struggles, it is the only way that I can grow, slow as that is. If you do not understand it is because my...
From my own experience, I have found that embracing God's mercy in the midst of our misery, deepens our compassion for others. The more we...
Me as well, I learn from those I speak to......the point is to keep trying to be open to God's grace.
A man who failed every Lenten Season
(Saying the Chaplet of Mercy)
One day a few years ago, one of the retreatants here approached...
Just as a covered object left out in the sun cannot be penetrated
by the sun’s rays, in the same way, once the covering...
Not giving up is the secret, a holy stubbornness is always needed. You are probably doing better than you think. God does work in secret, if we...
I am challenged by those I live with
Every day in community life I am challenged by those I live with. It is my own limitations,...
We are part of a historical process and we have to ride it through. Also, the Lord is working in this process, often hidden. Our faith can...
When I Was a Young Monk
Thoughts on two of our Founding Fathers
(Fr. Corentine 1st row first on left.
Fr. Francis second monk down...
Dealing with anxiety in a world of insecurity
First and foremost, the monk should own nothing in this world, but he should have as...
Yes, I agree, silence is best, well most of the time.
God’s ways are not ours
A prayer made with sleepiness and distraction is no less pleasing to Me than one made in consolations and...
The benefits of the Rosary are many
While non-Catholics (many of them) do not think much of the Rosary. I guess it is because of...
The feast of the Holy Innocents
(Free from moral wrong; without sin; pure: innocent children.)
As an historical event the killing of...
Yes we have a website. Here it is.
The Abbot, gives good homilies, and yes he is very intense, as or the other men with him.
Midnight Mass Homily 2020
SILENT NIGHT. We experience in a real way something of a silent night. As I stand here looking at an...
Christmas Eve 2020
(The Incarnation ( A Word From God)
I am not sure that I could ever come up with the idea that God is love. Why...
Thank you, Don. May you have a blessed and Holy Christmas.
Waiting is what Advent is about,
in times of stress to focus on what is important,
to choose to not lose hope,
Growing Sense of Vulnerability
No one is holy like the LORD! There is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.” 1 Samuel...
Thank you for reading my friend. I pray you to have a blessed advent season.
+Most Holy Trinity, I trust in Your infinite mercy. God is my Father
and so I, His child, have every claim to His...
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