Monthly Archives: April 2013

Abbot Matthew’s blog

On occasion I have posted some news from Abbot Matthew in Hungary.  He has now begun his own blog.  Check out the English/Magyar postings at: http://matthewmateblog.wordpress.com/  

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Abbot Matthew in Hungarian

Our retired abbot, Abbot Matthew, is still in Hungary, where he recently preached a retreat to the Norbertines there.Apparently, the Norbertines and Benedictines are on friendly relations in Hungary. Alas, I do not know Hungarian, but if you are more … Continue reading

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Review of Will in the World

The first of two Renaissance era books we read at table so far this year, Stephen Greenblatt’s Will in the World was an imaginative narrative about the life of William Shakespeare.  It had a surprising amount of Catholic material, not … Continue reading

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Soldier of Christ

Last week we finished Ross King’s Leonardo and the Last Supper and began Robert A. Ventresca’s Soldier of Christ:  The Life of Pope Pius XII.

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