Oblate Program at Belmont Abbey, NC

Living the Rule rss

We are all called to carry and pass on the flame(0)

February 2, 2018

Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple This then is the message which we have heard from Him and declare unto you: that God is light,  and in Him is no darkness at all.—1 John 1:5 This morning as I was going into our church for Vigils (our 4 AM Divine Office) the church was aglow […]

Full Story»

The conversion of St. Paul

As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?5 “Who are you, Lord?” Saul asked. “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,” he replied. 6 “Now get up and […]


Mild winter day

The Sun today gentle, soothing to the skin unlike summer rays which I must hide from, for its harshness makes my skin shy. The sky dark blue, cotton clouds race by above, each unique in their sculptured beauty. Down by the lake my favorite place, very small yet it gives me peace just to be […]


New Year and thinking of the far past

One of the losses I was able to rectify a few years back, was to purchase from Amazon my high school yearbook from 1967.  I remember one day in the year that I graduated finding out that we were the 50th class to graduate; the first being in 1967.  I remember looking at the picture […]


More in this category