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Meditatio, August 5 (posted late)

Incurable is one of those words which describe a state of utter helplessness and hopelessness. Much like the words unforgivable, unwanted and irreparable. They all are the negative of words that are filled with hope. 113 more words

Meditatio...what Does It Say To You Now


Transfiguration is a metamorphosis.  It is similar to the changing of the caterpillar.  It climbs in as a larva and flies out as a butterfly. 43 more words

St. Procopius Abbey

The Painted Church

No trip to the Big Island is complete without a visit to St. Benedict’s Roman Catholic Church, otherwise known as “The Painted Church.”

Minutes from the… 235 more words

Travel Bliss

Walking on water is reserved for Christ alone.  Either Peter’s faith was weak on the turbulent sea or he did not realize his limitations as a leader. 62 more words

St. Procopius Abbey

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