November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

We wish you all a very Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving as we give thanks for all the blessings the Lord has bestowed on us!
We have a new addition to the monastery.  Her name is Pangia.  She came with the name!  She is a 10 year old Lhasa Apso with a lot of energy.  She loves to take walks and play.  We love her and she has taken to the sisters.

November 5, 2014


Yesterday, November 4th, we celebrated our Golden Jubilee.  We will be celebrating the year but yesterday was the actual day of founding.  We decided to celebrate just among ourselves.  We had a nice dinner and in the afternoon watched slides from over the last 50 years.  We had 3 of our foundresses with us, M. Gail and Srs. Mary Ann and Joan.

The foundresses
Arriving in Dubuque
Hand wrapping caramels
The Grill
Singing for the monks of New Melleray
M. Columba and M.Agnes of Wrentham