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Last night I went to the 50th Anniversary event for The Collegeville Institute¬†for Ecumenical and Cultural Research¬†at Saint John’s Abbey. It made me think about the Benedictine virtue of Stability. The room was full of wonderful people, many of whom … Continue reading

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Ten Years in Minnesota

As the students have been returning to the colleges here, I’ve been very aware that it was exactly ten years ago that I arrived in this place. I had come for an academic year at the Collegeville Institute, following the … Continue reading

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