“Schola Caritatis.” Latin for school of love. Our Lady of the Angles Abbey in Crozet is the ‘youngest’ of Trappist Abbeys, being built in 1984.
The first blatant difference I noticed coming into Berryhill was the weather. It was the my first run in with the lovely winter, and I’m
A trip that began with humility, upon arriving a day early late at night and being welcomed by a monk, ended with extreme elation, in
It’s interesting how complacency draws us away from a place or position. I’ve found in my own life that complacency can be a friend or
While I don’t leave for my trip to visit monasteries until mid January, I was able to make it up to New Melleray Abbey near Peosta,
Many people ask me why I call this ’17 spaces.’ The reason for this is that for every Trappist Monastery I have traveled to, I