Okay, not quite wordless, but it’s a short one! About this time last year, Joel arranged for me to have an individual retreat at New Melleray Abbey near Dubuque, Iowa (you may have heard of them, the monks who handcraft the Trappist caskets). The retreat was a much-needed opportunity for respite and renewal. Reflecting back, my favorite memories involved … [Read more…]
Pictures here were taken during Joel’s business trip to St. Louis,Â Missouri, the city often referred to as “Rome of the West.” Question:Â What are your favorite places or spaces in “Rome of the West?”Â All references to the St. Louis Cardinals will be treated as SPAM!Â You can leave a comment by clickingÂ here. Click on the photo below … [Read more…]
Photo Credit: Sarah Underhill
Wouldn’t it be cool if all garden gates greeted you with this proclamation? This was the image that welcomed us during a recent trip to Milwaukee. Read more about our experience at the Archdiocesan Marian Shrine.
And as Catholic Vitamins’ own Deacon TomÂ Fox says, the sign could have been rounded out with “Care to B1-2?”