Writing with Reggie

Writing with Reggie

In celebration of the completion of the next volume in Fr. Daniel McCarthy & Fr. Reginald Foster’s book series on Latin, we present this article by Fr. Daniel discussing his Latin work with his friend (and past Papal Latinist) “Reggie” Foster.

As the sixth of seven children, I have seen my brothers and sisters develop in their vocation of marriage, first as spouse, then as parent, next as professional, then as grandparent; our eldest is a widow now sharing loving memories of her husband with their adoring grandchildren, and we all have survived the passing of our parents.

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Sneak Preview of Kansas Monks

Sneak Preview of Kansas Monks

A special sneak preview of the upcoming issue of Kansas Monks Magazine - Abbot James offers wise words for our vocations, we look back at December's novitiate entry, Br. Luke and Br. Thiago's Diaconate Ordination and more. Watch out for Kansas Monks in your mailbox - click here for a free subscription to Kansas Monks see our website. Click read more to see the sneak preview now.

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Funeral Homily for Br. Anthony Vorwerk

Funeral Homily for Br. Anthony Vorwerk

One of our monks, of happy memory, would talk about the absurdity of believing that God would concern himself with prayers asking him to direct such things as the weather. Brother Anthony held a different outlook on prayer and requesting God’s grace in our lives for such things as rain, snow, and the like.

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A Benedictine Natural - Br. Anthony Vorwerk

A Benedictine Natural - Br. Anthony Vorwerk

Br. Anthony Vorwerk (Br. Tony as he was known by many) went to his eternal reward January, 17, 2019, fortified by the Sacraments and the Apostolic pardon. The following article originally appeared in the Sprint 2014 issue of Kansas Monks magazine celebrating Br. Tony’s 60th anniversary of joining the monastery.

“Farm Fresh…Home-Grown…All Natural.”

These famous phrases usually describe foods, but one might use the same descriptions for Br. Anthony, a lover of the outdoors and a testament to the fruits of work and stability found in the Benedictine way of life. 

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