Sister Stefanie shares some thoughts about what Monastic Benedictine life has meant to her … and how it differs from life on her own.
What have you found to be most challenging about your new life?
Living with other people means I can’t let my oatmeal bowl sit in the sink till I get home from work in the afternoon! Continue Reading
By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB
When Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, a voice came out of the heavens saying, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
Recently I heard a number of voices saying that on YouTube, as I looked for videos to help teach my students about Jesus’ baptism. Continue Reading
By Sister Catherine Cleary, OSB
The word Epiphany comes from the Greek epiphainein, ‘to reveal.’ We use it – and its cousin, Theophany – on Sunday to describe the showing of the Messiah to the Gentiles.
It’s an important celebration, as God came not just to the Jewish community but to the whole world. Continue Reading