Finding Some Quiet

After a long semester of school, ministry, and fraternal gatherings, it was time for some reflection, some peace, and most of all, some quiet. Do you ever stop to think about how much noise is in our lives?… Read More

A Retreat With Saint Bonaventure

This past weekend I left the world for a while. Like hermitage retreats in the past (one during postulancy and two during novitiate) I disconnected from technology, quieted my life, and spent the weekend in prayer and reflection…. Read More

This Moment Is Sufficient

After more than three weeks of analysis, decompression, and procrastination, I finally have a few thoughts on my hermitage experience. *** I was a Franciscan hermit for nearly 95 hours. With the exception of an hour and a… Read More

Finding Solitude

Back we are in Wilmington, and away we go! Today I found myself enjoying the bright sunny day with a little reading, cleaning, and laundry, taking in the time to relax ¬†before heading out again. No complaints here,… Read More