THE GOOD EARTH…AND SOME GOOD RAISED BEDS

A Handmaid News

We recently received a wonderful gift from a very generous benefactor. Four raised beds, on wheels and completely assembled and full of rich, black soil just waiting for our green thumb sisters to “dig in”. For the gardeners, this is like winning the lottery. A fresh, pristine box of nutritious soil awaiting a seed, seedling, or transplant is something like …

God shows off his handiwork at Sunrise

Another Cross

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It’s not surprising that a monastery has crosses on the property but you may not know we have two so far. One on top of the hill behind Mater Dei House at the Mary, Mother of Priests Garden and the other about midway between Mater Dei House and Cor Jesu. This photo is the cross that lies at the midway …

Mary Mother of Priests Garden – Blessing and Installation of First Set of Names

A Handmaid News, Priests, Priests Garden

Before concluding her second term of office as our Mother Prioress, Mother Marietta enjoyed one of her last ‘official’ acts as Mother in late September 2019: Taking a powered screw driver in hand and attaching the very first name plate of a priest we intended to honor in our Mary Mother of Priests Tribute Garden. Naturally, the priest in question …

Derecho Storm

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Like many folks along and anywhere near the 1000+ mile path of the recent derecho, we experienced an abundance of downed trees, power outages, downed lines etc. We want to thank God, first of all, that no one at Cor Jesu was injured or no structures were heavily damaged. Great thanks to the response of the Jefferson Country road crews …