Sister Barbara Jean LaRochester is a Carmelite nun in Baltimore, where she’s been a Catholic sister since 1972. Previously, she spent 17 years in Philadelphia as an active… Read more “Patient Endurance: A Conversation with Sister Barbara Jean LaRochester”
May we participate in the revolution, a revolution that doesn’t need us but will define us.
“The monastic night watch is good practice in the art of waiting, as we patiently look for the coming of dawn. Monks and nuns wait in the… Read more “A Monkish Friendship: Fr. Charles Cummings, OCSO (1940-2020)”
“A cricket chirped in the monastery’s library. That and the swish of a turned page, Thomas Merton’s “New Seeds of Contemplation,” was about it for sound. Cassidy… Read more ““Cassidy Hall found silence in an Iowa monastery and brought her discoveries to a new documentary” Des Moines Register”
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 happy to… Read more “Holy Cross Abbey • Berryhill, VA”