Tags » Silent Retreat

Saint Joseph's chapel

This is a small chapel at St. Meinrad’s.  While it looks very simple and humble, they’ve stored the altarpiece from the original Abbey here.  It is overwhelmingly ostentatious.   373 more words

Religious And Spiritual

The rock garden at St. Meinrad's

There is a nice little rock garden with a koi pond on the grounds of St. Meinrad’s.  It is open to the public.  (Not all areas are).

Mostly Pictures

St. Meinrad guest house

St. Meinrad Archabbey is in St. Meinrad, Indiana.  It is a Benedictine monastery and seminary.  The Benedictines have as part of their Rule to serve the guest as if he (or she) is Christ, so they always have guest houses that are quite nice to stay in .   395 more words

Religious And Spiritual

Silent Retreat (2016)

Ace Jordan directs Silent Retreat, a 2016 horror film from a story by Heather Smith and Taryn Stenberg. A fairly standard, trope-oriented picture, this is a bit of a slow-burner with character development that doesn’t quite pay off. 525 more words


Summer Beauty Is Upon Us

I woke up today and the world had changed

It didn’t seem so different yesterday, what was rearranged?

The grass is somehow more luscious, lush, and green… 123 more words


The Sound of Silence

This song popped up on my Facebook feed yesterday. The song I know of course, but the group I did not know until yesterday. It is a beautiful version of it and I am glad to have found it. 1,136 more words



Inspired by the weekend retreat I attended at Copper Beech Institute at the end of April, I wrote a poem to express how I felt while I was there. 149 more words