Clyde by Air

The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri (just two miles down the road) asked me to do some aerial photography and videography with the aerial drone. I had been wanting to take pictures of their beautiful grounds. They have a nice community and many extraordinary buildings. Enjoy these pictures from the air. Advertisements

Morning Ministry

I had Mass at 7:30am for the Benedictine Sisters of Clyde all week long.  Just about every day I had to scrape ice off of the car in the morning.  It was a cold week!   Below:  The best thing about being out and about in the morning–Sunrise! Below:  Clyde still has one of the […]

The Benedictine Sisters Come to the Abbey for a Visit

As part of an annual tradition, the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration came to join the monks for evening prayer and supper on Easter Monday.  It is always good to visit with the Sisters, who live only a couple miles down the road.  They have us over at their monastery on the feast of St. […]

Weekly Assignments

Each Saturday the Prior (Fr. Daniel) posts a new list of assignments goes on the monastery bulletin board. It lists anything from who is celebrating Mass during the week, to the bell ringer, to table waiters. There are “house” (monastery) assignments, and these assignments begin Saturday afternoon and continue throughout the week. Also, for the […]

Mass with the Sisters at OLR

A monk-priest is assigned to be chaplain to the Sisters of Clyde every week.  One celebrates the Mass in the main chapel at 7:30am, and a different priest is assigned to Our Lady of Rickenbach (OLR), where their elderly and infirm sisters reside.  Mass at OLR is at 11:00am each day.  I am assigned to […]

Sr. Maria Victoria Professes Final Vows

This morning I attended the Final Monastic Profession of Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia, O.S.B. at Clyde, Missouri. Abbot Gregory presided at the Eucharistic celebration where Sr. Maria Victoria committed herself forever to stability, conversatio, and obedience. It was a joyful day for the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and all who assembled to celebrate this […]

A Visit to our Neighbors

I am assigned for the week as the chaplain to the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, in Clyde, Missouri.  Each week a different priest from the Abbey is assigned to celebrate the morning Eucharist in their main chapel.  It is just a short two-mile drive over to the Sisters’ monastery, but this week the weather […]