The Abbey of Gethsemani was the first monastery I have ever traveled to, so there was something delightful about returning to ‘where it all began.’
Mepkin Abbey is a very lush area in South Carolina. The beauty of the land was undeniable, before even knowing about the various gardens, dedicated
“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