Brick by brick… literally – how the restoration will happen

There is fantastic coverage of the 15 August ground breaking ceremony with His Excellency Robert W. Finn, Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, for the first building of the Priory of Our Lady of Ephesus, the future home of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.

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  1. Jayna says:

    That is the fanciest shovel I have ever seen. On a more serious note, it is so beautiful to see nuns looking like, well, nuns (and the priests looking like priests for that matter).

  2. TomB says:

    They sing like the angels, too.

  3. William says:

    Can you just imagine the “spin” John Allen over at NCR would put on this event?

  4. moon1234 says:

    I really liked seeing “real” nuns as well. What a testament to be seen in habit to ones devotion to our Lord.

  5. “When the monks come back, marriages will come back.”

    -G.K. Chesterton

  6. Ellen says:

    I got to go to Mass several times last week at the Fathers of Mercy’s Chapel of Divine Mercy where Bishop Finn was giving a retreat.

    The Chapel is awesomely beautiful.

  7. TJM says:

    That’s a stunning cope and mitre! Thanks for posting this wonderful news. Tom

  8. TJM says:

    Isn’t “Sister” Chittester, allegedly a Benedictine? She will be grieved that young, holy women would actually want to be nuns instead of glorified social workers or left-wing activists. Tom

  9. gloriainexcelsis says:

    I am so thrilled for these good sisters. Besides their CD (and I look forwward to the next one), their vestments and altar cloths, etc., are beautiful, lovingly made, and a prayer goes into every item they make. I hope people will support them in any way possible.

  10. Agnes says:

    What good-looking vestments. Way to go!

  11. irishgirl says:

    Kudos to Bishop Finn and to the Benedictiines of Mary!

    I have their CD as well….and they do sing like angels!

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