Clear Creek Monastery

The Abbey Church of Fontgombault You may already know of the new Benedictine monastery going up in Oklahoma. Its a monastery of the Solesmes congregation in France, and an offshoot of the famous Abbey of Fontgombault. I haven’t been there yet, but hope to visit next Spring while on a speaking tour of Oklahoma. The [Read More...]

Alvin!!!

First thing this morning my wife screamed, “The cat’s got a chipmunk!” Frodo (that’s the cat) had captured the little critter and brought it inside the house and was chasing it around our bathroom. The kids came rushing in to see the spectacle and Dad the hero got a waste paper basket and was chasing [Read More...]

New Music Minister for St Marys

http://youtube.com/v/Fz2aE6DvHDc News Scoop: Fr Newman has just appointed a new music minister for St Mary’s Greenville. [Read more...]

Daily Mass

Today I went to St Mary’s to celebrate the daily Mass at 12:00. I was busy. There was business at school and people to talk to. I was running late. The traffic was heavy and every traffic light was red. I arrived a few minutes late and felt bad because I had not left enough [Read More...]

Merton

Somebody has suggested that I write my conversion story. I’m not sure about autobiographies as a genre. It seems to me that you have to assume that a good number or ordinary folks will cough up twenty dollars of their hard earned money just to read all about your life. Isn’t that about tops for [Read More...]

Catholodoxies

Have I recommended this new blog? A young Evangelical searching for the Truth of the historic faith. I wish he’d get hold of a couple of my books and read them and recommend them to others. I can’t seem to get hold of him by email. Maybe he’ll read this and be in touch… [Read more...]


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