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The fantastic Benedictine monks of Norcia, Italy, make fantastic beer!  You can help this great traditional community by investing in their monthly beer club.  HERE I just read a story on the BBC about a group of monks in the UK’s Leicestershire … Continue reading

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“Why Trappist ale tastes better”

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald – PRINT edition [subscribe!] – there is a great piece about the Trappists of St. Joseph Abbey in Massachusetts who make great beer. There are some stories in the print edition that you can’t get … Continue reading

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Trappists in USA start making beer!

The Benedictine monks in Norcia, Italy make excellent beer.  Would that we could get it here! Now it seems that some Trappists in these USA are trying their hand at the production of this material proof of God’s love. From … Continue reading

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Trappists make and donate a casket for the little girl killed in Tucson

Via BadgerCatholic on Twitter I learned from the blog Sub Tuum, of the Cistercian monks at the Abbey of Our Lady of Spring Bank, that the Trappist’s of New Melleray in Iowa made and donated a casket for little Christina … Continue reading

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