Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Some shucked the corn.
Some fired up the grill for hamburgers and hot dogs.
Some moved the picnic tables and chairs to a shady, grassy area.
Some prepared potato salad, guacamole, lemonade, fresh lettuce salad, watermelon, and more.
Some laid the table cloths and paper plates.
ALL gathered to give thanks for our nation and
for our community.
Monday, July 2, 2007
You can read the whole article - and see other photos - here on the newpaper's website.
"Benedictine nuns and monks are a contemplative order, spending a large part of their time in communal prayer — rather than teaching, nursing or in another “active” vocation."
"Starting at 4:50 a.m., the 19 Benedictine sisters in residence at the abbey convene in the chapel to chant and sing the first of seven daily parts of the Divine Office — prayers that are recited at fixed times of day."