The time the Virgin Mary came down and filled in for a nun for fifteen years

Beatrice, a nun in the monastery of Fontebraldo, as related by Cesarius and by Father Rho. This unhappy religious, having contracted a passion for a certain youth, agreed to flee with him from the convent; and in fact she went one day before a statue of the Blessed Virgin, there deposited the keys of the… Continue reading The time the Virgin Mary came down and filled in for a nun for fifteen years

Meet the monks who spend their lives praying for Ireland's priests

Prayer, reparation and praising God are the focus of a new Benedictine priory in Ireland, which focuses especially on reparation for the sins of priests. “It was never our predetermined plan to come to Ireland,” Silverstream Priory’s Father Benedict Anderson, O.S.B., told CNA. “But we believe that, through circumstances that we could never have foreseen,… Continue reading Meet the monks who spend their lives praying for Ireland's priests