If you enjoyed Matt Nannery's article on advice from the Trappists of Genesee Abbey on the recession, you might like this lovely video, celebrating their 50th year at the Abbey.

James Martin, SJ

Comments

Beth Cioffoletti | 11/25/2009 - 7:19pm
Thanks for the references, Matt.  I may have to look into this more.
6294802 | 11/24/2009 - 10:19pm
Beth, why wait? There is a group of women who gather regularly at the Abbey under the guidance of Dom John Eudes. One is a very fine iconographer who painted two exquisite crucifixes, one of which is in the abbey. Another is a tireless parish administrator. You can contact the monks and ask about this group if you like. The Abbey's website is www.geneseeabbey.org. You can see a photo of this group of women at http://www.ourladyofnewhelfta.com/journal/journal-9.php. Scroll down a ways. They are pictured in front of the statue of Our Lady of the Genesee with Dom John.
Beth Cioffoletti | 11/24/2009 - 8:34pm
A lovely video - I want to be a monk in my next life! :-) ... actually, I want to be a monk in this life, it's just my task to figure out how to do it on this side (the outside) of the monastery walls.  The monks are a great help to me.