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Cooler Temps, Work, and Construction

I was surprised to find that it cooled off a lot over the evening. At 7:45am this morning, it was 55 degrees. Today is turning out to be a gorgeous day, but it is rather strange weather for late-July. 244 more words

Daily Life

“I’m invisible”

Lawrence stands on corner of Jackson and Juneau in Milwaukee’s East Town neighborhood asking passers-by for a dollar thirty-nine. He wants Buddy Bars, he explains; they’re like Nutty Bars but the generic kind. 550 more words


Ora et Labora

Ora et Labora – this is the well-known motto of St. Benedict. Prayer and Work.  That’s the foundation of monastic life, not just for Benedictines but for all of us.   210 more words

A Nun's Life

St. Benedict, Sarabaites, and a Good Rule to Live By

Before he gets into the details of his rule of life for monks, St. Benedict speaks of the kind of monk that none of his disciples should be: 308 more words


St. Benedict

Today is the Feast of St. Benedict.  Here are some photos of his tomb and other parts of Monte Cassino, where he and his sister St. 37 more words


St. Benedict

Benedict of Nursia (480-543/7): Abbot and Saint. Feast Day July 11.

Born into a noble and wealthy family, sent to study in the great city of Rome, Benedict left it all in search of God. 655 more words

The Friday Five - Vol. 1

The Friday Five – Vol. 1

Keeping it short, keeping it holy, keeping you informed. It’s our first Friday Five, a weekly about  what’s going on in our singles community, our Diocese and our world. 422 more words