Next Meeting: March 24 (Zoom)

Dear Fellow Novices, Happy Feast of St. Joseph! Today (Wednesday, 3/24/21), at 7:00 PM, we will have our March NSL [Novices in the School of Love] meeting via Zoom. Bill will send out an invitation earlier today with a link for you to join the meeting. “Humility is a beautiful quality to find in a … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: January 27 (Zoom)

Tonight, we will be looking at Chapters 10 and 11 in Charles Cummings’ book, “Monastic Practices.”Chapter 10 is on “Community and Communication”. This is an interesting companion subject to the topic of “Silence” we discussed a few months ago. The monastery is a microcosm of the world–we are all stuck here with each other, and it … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: November 23 (Zoom)

This month, we will have our monthly NSL meeting, via Zoom, on Tuesday night, 11/24/20, at 7:00 PM, instead of our usual Wednesday evening meeting. This is to accommodate everyone who might be involved in any preparations for Thanksgiving on Thursday. We will be spending time with the chapter on vigils (“Watching,” Chapter 9) in … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: September 23 (Zoom)

NOTE: We will continue to meet via Zoom until we are allowed to meet otherwise. So, to join us, please send us an e-mail. We’ll put you on our e-mail list to receive the Zoom invitation to our Wednesday, September 23rd meeting. Please join us online as we continue to discuss: We will discuss chapters … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: August 26th

NOTE: We will continue to meet via Zoom until we are allowed to meet otherwise. So, to join us, please send us an e-mail. We’ll put you on our e-mail list to receive the Zoom invitation to our Wednesday, August 26th meeting. For our August 26th meeting we will discuss chapters from these books: Joan … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: February 26th

You are welcome to join us for a delightful, insightful, prayerful time at 6:45pm at Orchard View Church of God, located at 2777 Leffingwell Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525. We will discuss Chapters 48 through 53 in the Rule of Benedict: Insight For the Ages by Joan Chittister, as well as Chapters 4 through … [Read more…]