Liturgical Art

The process of resurrection

Posted on October 24, 2020
Recently the passage of time was brought to my attention in a new way. I was approached by someone who was seeking information about the disposal of an old sacramental; specifically, a crucifix. We started talking...

The work of an almighty hand

Posted on October 17, 2020
Although celebration of the Season of Creation has passed, some final thoughts follow by Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719) Ode The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heav'ns, a...

Psalm 42:1 in action

Posted on October 26, 2019
Three deer
Five deer were seen along the treeline yesterday during my brief commute to ministry. Only these three made it into the picture. Just as they know that Seven Mile Creek runs through our property, I too long for God...

The Message

Posted on July 12, 2019
Eucharistic Chapel
This week we celebrated Saint Benedict of Nursia. The message found in the stained glass of our Eucharistic Chapel really says it all: Let nothing be preferred to the Work of God – Rule of Benedict 43:3

Strive After Noble Beauty

Posted on September 10, 2018
As mentioned here, study is one part of initial monastic formation at the Mount. Our class on Vatican II was a wonderful opportunity to get to know the sixteen documents that were promulgated by Pope Paul VI over the...

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