Help Wanted

As with any family, there are certain expressions that you hear frequently inside a monastery.  One that sticks in my mind is, “nothing goes to waste.”  When living under a vow of poverty, it’s amazing how creative you can be in using and reusing ordinary items.  Necessity is truly the mother of invention and there […]

Hot off the Presses!

Over the “bootcamp” retreat weekend with The Laboure Society, we had many guests, one of whom was Susan Klemond with National Catholic Register.  Her article was published online this afternoon and may be found here. Please pass it on!

Looking for Vocations? We’re Here!

There’s an old story that goes like this: a man was in his house as flood waters began to surround it.  Soon, the water was inside his first floor, so he scrambled to the second floor, and began to pray God would rescue him.  Not long after, a man came by in a row boat, […]

Food for the Body and Soul – Dinner Reception in Support of Vocations

On January 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., the Our Lady of Snows Council of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a dinner reception to support priestly and religious vocations in my honor.  Speaking at the dinner will be Rev. Br. Dominic David Maichrowicz, OP.  I will also be sharing my vocation story.  Dinner will be […]

Liturgy and Contemplation

The student brothers of the Western Dominican Province have produced a beautiful short film on the public prayer of the Church – the Liturgy of the Hours. The Liturgy of the Hours, or Divine Office, is the offical, public prayer of the Church.  As the psalmist wrote, “Seven times a day I praise you” (Ps. 119:164), […]

Resolution of the Eternal Kind

Many people made resolutions for the coming year – eat less, exercise more, spend more time with family, perhaps work for that promotion or new job, or spend more time in prayer and attend the sacraments more frequently.  No matter what your resolutions might be, or perhaps you didn’t make any, one that should be […]