New books in the library—September 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! September 2020 While all of us have been impacted by the pandemic in one way or another, we pray for those who have suffered through the virus, have lost loved ones to it, or have lost their job because of it. Stay safe. The monastery library added the following books to its collection: Bonowitz, Bernard.  Truly seeking God.  Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2019.  Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Casey, Michael.  Grace.  Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2018. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  …

New books in the library—August 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! August 2020 Please continue to wear a mask wherever you go and practice social distancing.  And stay safe. The monastery library added the following books to its collection: Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  New York: Convergent, 2019. Delio, Ilia.  Birth of a Dancing Star.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. Goranson Jacob, Haley.  Conformed to the Image of His Son.  Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2018. Heisig, James.  Of Gods and Minds.  Nagoya, …

New books in the library—July 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! July 2020 If you’ve been wearing a mask wherever you go and practicing social distancing, thank you.  It’s appreciated.  While we can’t all be together yet, you are missed.  Stay safe. The monastery library, a quiet place with a beautiful view and stimulating reading, recently added the following books to its collection: Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  New York: Convergent, 2019. Delio, Ilia.  Birth of a Dancing Star.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, …

New books in the library—June 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit—visit the monastery library! June 2020 The monastery library, a quiet place with a beautiful view and stimulating reading, recently added the following books to its collection: Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  New York: Convergent, 2019. Delio, Ilia.  Birth of a Dancing Star.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. Heisig, James.  Of Gods and Minds.  Nagoya, Japan: Chisokudo Publications, 2019. Henze, Matthias.  Mind the Gap.  Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2017. Kasmir, Alisa.  Hineni.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, …

New books in the library—May 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! May 2020 There will be time for outdoor activities with extended family and friends, but not right now.  Continue to pray for those who are ill, who have lost loved ones, and who are on the front lines. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  New York: Convergent, 2019. Delio, Ilia.  Birth of a Dancing Star.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. Heisig, James.  …

New books in the library—April 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! April 2020 April brings the conclusion of Lent and hopefully good news with regards to the world’s battle with coronavirus.  Pray for those who are ill, who have lost loved ones, and who are on the front lines. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  New York: Convergent, 2019. Delio, Ilia.  Birth of a Dancing Star.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. Heisig, James.  …

New books in the library—March 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! March 2020 The month of March usually brings some much needed spring-like weather, which in Wisconsin translates to rain instead of snow. So, put the shovel away and dig out your umbrella. And consider visiting the monastery for weekday prayer, spiritual guidance, or participating in a program. We hope to see you soon. The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection: Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  Dear Joan Chittister.  New London, CT: Twenty-Third         Publications, 2019. Chittister, Joan.  The Time is Now.  …

New books in the library—February 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! February 2020   With the distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday, the Lenten season officially begins.  Forty days in which to reflect on our spiritual lives and prepare for Easter. Consider participating in daily prayer at the monastery or taking a walk around the grounds or find a book in the library that speaks to you.   We hope to see you soon.   The monastery library recently added the following books to its collection:   Park, Song-Mi Suzie.  2 Kings.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Carter, Warren.  Mark.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical …

New books in the library—January 2020

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! January 2020   The presents are unwrapped and perhaps returned or broken already. Store managers are stocking the shelves with Valentine candy and the tree is losing copious amounts of pine needles as it is escorted to the curb for pickup.   Is the holiday really over? Is it time to pack it away with the glass ornaments and hopelessly tangled tree lights? No! The spirit of Christmas—the spirit of giving—has no time limits. It’s a way of thinking, of living, that we can take with us every day, 365 days of …

New books in the library—December 2019

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Enrich your mind and spirit–visit the monastery library! December 2019   Everyday life can often feel hectic, as you juggle work, family, and social commitments. The holidays add to that stress—with gifts to buy and wrap, cards to write, the house to decorate, and parties to plan and attend. Instead of a joyful time, this can become a frenzied and upsetting one. We all need to step back and remember the true meaning of the Advent season. During the month of December, come to the monastery and attend a program or daily prayer or discover a treasure in the library. …