St Benedict

Today is the summer feast of the Holy Patriarch Benedict.

It is a day to heed the advice of Benedict: seek the Lord and listen to him. It is also a day to celebrate the feast with beer made by monks.

Benedict’s vision for monastic life is that the monk/nun live in community. One’s life in a stable, permanent community locates and lives the reality of the Lord’s Incarnation. We are


Continue reading. . .

Happy 4th

Blessed US Independence Day –July 4th

The Prophet Amos had something to say about politics worth listening to today: “many of the religious leaders were corrupted and tied to political leaders more than to the Lord.” Are you tied to the Lord and His promises, or to political leaders and their vainglory? The Psalms also offer us great perspective.


Continue reading. . .

About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]
coat of arms