Tag Archive: Reflections

Saint Isidore

Today, May 16, according to our Benedictine Ordo, we celebrate St. Isidore, the patron saint of farmers. The windows that are posted here are on the north side of our chapel. I see these windows every day. The artist who…

Simple Monastic Beauty – by Fr. John Hagemann

For many, many years now Br. Jerome Kmiecik has very unassumingly created our chapel with a simple environment that is always beautiful — spiritual — monastic. After the Christmas splendor, it is a very awesome feeling to enter the chapel…

IN PRAISE OF THE USELESS LIFE

MY PRAISE OF — IN PRAISE OF THE USELESS LIFE by Fr. John Hagemann OSB On occasion an alum of Mount Michael or a fellow monk, (a confrere) will give me a book to read and then want me to…