Category Archives: 2019

September 2019 E-Newsletter

September 2019
...Monasteries, by design, are places, of rest and reflection. At St. Paul’s Monastery, one of our ministries is to welcome all guests as Christ. Our Benedictine history of official interreligious dialogue brings a diversity and inclusivity into our space. Many guests discover a welcoming presence and an at-homeness as they come through our doors. And upon leaving,…
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August 2019 E-Newsletter

July 2019
Late summer is the time to enjoy the Perseid Meteor Shower, when the Earth passes through the trail of dust and debris left by the orbit of the Comet Swift-Tuttle. Like all comets, Swift-Tuttle is composed of dust, ice, and chemicals left over from when our solar system was formed. As the comet travels in…
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Reflections on the Monastic Community Retreat

July 2019
Reflections on the Monastic Community Retreat:  “For All Are One in Christ:  Benedict’s Transforming Vision”  Mary Elizabeth Ilg, Communications Assistant “…silence is the royal road to spiritual formation.” -Henri Nouwen A velvet hush of silence descended upon St. Paul’s Monastery on the evening of the Feast of Pentecost as the annual Community retreat began, facilitated by…
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