Fostering Vocations through Quiet

JMJ   It is the middle of the night.  While the rest of the world sleeps, the monastery bells calls the brothers to prayer.  All the monks chant the beautiful Divine Office.  Their voice echoes through the stone hallways and fills the otherwise silent abby. The dark chapel is illuminated […]

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3-Year-Olds, Tricycles and Prayer

  “Mama.  I want tricycle for Christmas.”  she cheerfully announced from my lap. It was 8 days before Christmas.  I thought about the presents sitting in the other room, mostly wrapped.  My toddlers already had stockings, and three great gifts.  I was done.  Finished.  Christmas was already planned and executed. […]

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