Oklahoma Visit

I was asked to attend the diaconate ordination of one of our alumni, James Porter III, who is a seminarian for the Diocese of Tulsa, my home diocese. It was going to be a quick trip to Oklahoma, departing last Friday morning and returning Saturday evening, but I was looking forward to seeing my friends […]

Notre Dame Trip

Last Friday I traveled to South Bend, Indiana to the campus of the University of Notre Dame. I spent the weekend attending the graduation festivities of Gregory, one of the three men who is planning on entering this monastery this July. Though the weather was not the greatest (it was overcast and rained part of […]

Bible Study Retreat

On Sunday afternoon I invited several of the college students from my Wednesday Bible Study to come to the Abbey for a few hours for fellowship and some time to pray at the end of an academic year. The group all graduated from the local high school in Conception Junction within the past 4 years […]