Why is little Mary Elizabeth Kirby so happy?

Because Uncle Mark finally got his internet connection in Rome! Yes, Fabio the computer specialist came to the abbey yesterday to do mysterious things to...

Update from Don Marco

Dear friends, No internet connection yet! Things take a very long time in Rome. Workers were here for one day last week to begin threading...

A note from Don Marco

Dear friends, I thank Lisa for giving you news of my arrival in Rome. I do not have internet access as yet and so have...

3 January, The Holy Name of Jesus

This will be my last entry until I get settled in at Santa Croce in Gerusalemmme in Rome. I leave tomorrow on the wings of...

Packing for the Eternal City

My dear friends Christopher and Lisa Hoffer–Schaefer and Nadine Casey spent their New Year’s Day afternoon and evening helping me pack. I would never have...