Terence and Jonah

My brother Terence with his son Jonah Daniel, 14 days old today. ...

Ciao, Paolo!

Paul Zalonksi of New Haven, Connecticut recently finished a month long experience of monastic life at Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. While here he helped prepare...

Monastic Etiquette

Naming Maria Elena Vidal will love this. I decided to write something about monastic forms of address and etiquette. There has been a fair amount...

And Healing to the Wounded Grant

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent Numbers 21: 4–9 Psalm 101: 1–2, 5–17, 18–20 (R. 1) John 8: 21–30 The Serpent and the Cross...

Passiontide Prayer

A number of years ago, while visiting the Augustinian Monastery of Malestroit in France, I was introduced to a prayer cherished by the incomparable Mère...