Christmas 2018 at the Hermitage

For our Christmas Eve celebration we planned a simpler walk in the dark.  Three flaming torch bearers led and held ...
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Brother Thomas reflects on the Gospel of the day Matthew 9:27-31

Using a motto from the 60's, Brother Thomas describes the blind men in the Gospel as they cry out for ...
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Title: From Lashes to Glory ………. Speaker: Thomas Crutcher …… Time: 15 mins.

    Brother Thomas takes us through a week of liturgies to challenge our choices ...
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Something New in November

The New from the Old, Something new is in the air.  Yet it’s November, the time for dying. John Scally, ...
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St Teresa the Mystics and the Parish —— Something New is Stirring

We celebrated the feast of St. Teresa (Oct. 15th) with a weekend retreat for lay deacons.  They wanted to hear ...
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Pope Francis in Ireland

Papal Visit Fallout “When first I knew you, you lifted me up so that I might see that there was ...
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Thoughts from Solitude

Title: Paradise is Coming Sometimes an image stirs the heart and takes root.  This week “The Tree of Paradise” has fed ...
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Elijah is Coming to Holy Hill

After the feast of Corpus Christi celebrated here by Bishop John with special music and outdoor procession we were expecting ...
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What About Glory

During this week of solitude my study project has been to finish 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, ...
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To Hell and Back

Moving toward Holy Week we are scrambling to prepare the house and grounds, the liturgies and music, and most of ...
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