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A (belated) Valentine's Day Thought

There is a good zeal that can lead a married couple to God and to everlasting life. Practice this zeal then, with most fervent love. 82 more words


Requiescat In Pace, Noah Antony


February 10, 2017- Memorial of St. Scholastica

I begin with some thoughts about today’s feast of St. Scholastica, the sister of St. Benedict. A story often told about the two them concerns their last evening together. 403 more words

John Rocha

St. Scholastica, St. Benedict and Spiritual Friendship

I received the gift of the Holy Spirit when I was nine years old. It took many months of catechism class to prepare to receive the sacrament of Holy Confirmation in the Catholic Church. 1,131 more words

Benedictine Spirituality

Europe and the Faith

“Europe will return to the Faith, or she will perish.

The Faith is Europe. And Europe is the Faith”.

Is It O.K. to Panic Now?

We’re now mere days away from the most unconventional presidency in living memory, with all its bravado, spite, Twitterphilia and border walls. Some of you might be thinking the Mexican side of that wall is looking more appealing by the minute. 905 more words

Faith And Life

Photo: Monastery Immaculate Conception

Castle on the Hill, the home of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana, September 2016

Hoosier Odds And Ends

Always, we begin again.

“Always we begin again.” –St. Benedict

I just started my 41st semester of teaching. I love the “beginning again” that comes with the teaching profession. Two of my favorite things about teaching are discovering new ways to share the love of learning with students and the chance to start the next semester with a clean slate. 622 more words

Benedictine Spirituality