Sister Maria-Benedicta (previously our “Sister Molly”) made her simple vows on February 10, the Solemnity of St. Scholastica, It was a joyful occasion that her whole family was able to join us for her profession—including so many adorable nieces and nephews! Sister Maria-Benedicta was born and raised in Denver, went to college at Thomas Aquinas … More Our Newly Professed: Sister Maria-Benedicta, O.S.B.
A reflection on St. Benedict’s teaching to “bless those who curse you” (Rule 4.32) by Mother Maria-Michael Newe, OSB God looks upon us with loving kindness. He wants to bless us. Cursing is of the devil – it’s evil. And sometimes Evil uses us to harm each other. The important thing is to look beyond … More St. Benedict on Blessing
A reflection on the call to loving obedience by Mother Maria-Michael Newe, OSB We hear over and over in the Old Testament the words of the prophets calling the people to return to the Lord. It makes me think of our Holy Father St. Benedict—could he not be considered one of the great prophets as … More St. Benedict and Obedience