Immerse yourself in the spirituality of St. Benedict by participating in a spiritual retreat and pilgrimage lead by Fr. Cassian from Oct 5-14, 2016. While in Norcia, you’ll be able to visit and pray with our monastic community. The pilgrimage includes tracing the footsteps that punctuate the life of St. Benedict: Norcia (where he and…Read More
Seek first the kingdom of God, and His justice; all these things shall be added unto you” (Mt 6:33). At times, Christ’s words can be a real challenge to the way we think and live our lives. The inclinations of fallen nature primarily tend to be to look out for oneself, how one looks, what…Read More
Please join us on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, as we visit with some friends in Manhattan. This fundraiser is presented by The Lumen Christi Association of New York: Pro Fide et Cultura, an organization devoted to the exploration and dissemination of cultural thinking in general and the restoration of…Read More
From Main St. Rock: As we celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, Stella Maris Catholic Church and the Sullivan’s Island community looks forward to a visit by Father Cassian Folsom, O.S.B. Father Cassian is the founder and prior of a Benedictine community beautifully situated above the historic birthplace of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, thereby…Read More
NORCIA, ITALY – Celebrating three years of brewing, a new collaboration with the Italian craft-beer distributer Interbrau, as well as an increased level of production, the Monks of Norcia held a tasting and brewery tour Aug. 17 in the city of St. Benedict. This past year has been about “getting the beer beyond the…Read More
In the historical and cultural context of the New Testament, being deaf and mute were considered as an effect of an evil influence. The remedy, therefore, could not be a medical treatment, but an exorcism. In his ministry of mercy, Jesus healed the deaf, using the methods of his time. It’s interesting to note…Read More
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In last Sunday’s gospel we heard how Jesus wept when he looked upon Jerusalem from afar. This Sunday we hear a parable that summarizes the kinds of people and their attitudes that Christ laments and praises. Today’s Gospel calls us to reflect on two very different and contrasting dispositions that can be found within the…Read More