Daily Archives: 11 July 2019

Saint Benedict Welcomes Guests

Our nation is hardly a monastery, let alone many of our parishes. But on this feast of Benedict of Nursia, some thoughts on welcoming guests. I have never failed to be welcomed when visiting a Benedictine monastery as a pilgrim, … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 78: When Help Is Unhelpful

Pope Francis’┬áPost-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation paragraph considers the quality of help. Sometimes help is not helpful. Too pricey, too much attached agenda, and self-serving for the one in power: 78. It is true that people in power offer some assistance, but … Continue reading

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