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I have a considerable number of day student friends who make fun of the boarding life. Having to sign in? Not being able to get into cars without permission? 705 more words

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"Let Those Who Live There Bless God and Not Murmur"

“Above all things,” Saint Benedict instructs in Chapter 40 of his Rule for monasteries, “we do give this admonition, that they abstain from murmuring” The issue of murmuring–sometimes called gossiping, other times grumbling–is mentioned very frequently in Benedict’s  415 more words

Australia - Who Will Determine Policy?

Well it seems we’re back on the merry-go-round of the Abbott governments desire to strip Australia of its natural resources and at the same time open us to legal action from international corporations who are blocked from proceeding in certain areas due to a state’s legislative policies. 337 more words

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St. Abban

Feastday: March 16

Death: 620

From catholic.org

Saint Abban was the son of King Cormac of Leinster. He is listed as the nephew of St. Ibar. 51 more words

The Abbott and O'Farrell Show in Australian Government

Well it’s Monday and you can tell it’s Monday because laughs are over unless of course it’s the sound of my hysteria due to yet another stellar decision on behalf of Mr Abbott and the puppet theatre called the federal government. 264 more words

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Carissimi: Today’s Mass; S. Aelred of Rievaulx

S. Aelred of Rievaulx, Abbot: Missa “Os justi”

“ONE thing thou lackest.” In these words God called Aelred from the court of a royal Saint, David of Scotland, to the silence of the cloister. 1,519 more words


Good Works and Preparing for Lent

The Lenten seasons begins this week with Ash Wednesday.  Each year, in preparation for Lent, each monk of the community meets with the Abbot to submit his “bona opera” (good works).   141 more words

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