Mount Saviour Monastery
On August 6th, we celebrated the solemnity
of the Transfiguration, our patronal feast. It was a theme dear to
Father Damasus and his partners who founded the monastery.
The Dedication Day, on Aug. 11th, is a time to thank our benefactors
who helped us maintain the monastery by various means of support.
We are grateful for their help and encouragement. The mass was followed
by a brunch and music performed by Heidi Turner and her son.
Br. Michael and Br. Teresio are now assigned to clean the guest
houses and do the laundry. Br. Dominic Savio returned on Aug.
17th after 7 weeks of study in Rochester NY. On Aug. 27th, Br.
Bruno and Br. Gabriel went to Buffalo to celebrate the 150th anniversary
of the Sisters of Namur in this country. For many years, they
rented St. James' guest house for the sisters to spend week-ends or more
days in the summer. The late Sr. Marie Julianne had initiated
the arrangement and she spent many months here to work on the papers of
Fr. Damasus. We are enjoying and abundant crop of plums, peaches,
lettuce and tomatoes with more to come. On Aug. 28th, Fr. Joseph Gabriel
went to Buffalo for the funeral service of his brother-in-law, Jim
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Mount Saviour Oblate Retreat: Friday-Sunday, November 8-10
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