The Outstanding Benedictines of Norcia!

Tonight I am at a gala and fundraiser for the wonderful community of Benedictine monks at Norcia in Italy. They are in Italy. We are in Connecticut.

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Card. Burke is here. I had a chat with him earlier.

I can’t speak highly enough of these good people.

Some shots.






Did I mention the incredible beer?


Fr Nivakov gave a charming intro.


Fr Cassian prayed for our meal and then gave a talk about the monastery.






Auction time. With Al Barber.




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12 Responses to The Outstanding Benedictines of Norcia!

  1. McCall1981 says:

    Wish I could meet Card Burke, shake his hand and say “thank you”.

  2. Elizabeth D says:

    An evening with The Cardinal!

  3. acardnal says:

    I wonder how Fr. Cassian’s health is? I hope and pray he is doing well and in remission.

  4. My husband and I received an invitation, but unfortunately we could not attend. I wondered if Bro Francis would be there, along with that great beer.

  5. Robbie says:

    Cardinal Burke! Enough said.

  6. Charivari Rob says:

    Looks like a nice time, Father Z. I wonder if Father Reggie Norman was there tonight?

  7. Priam1184 says:

    Viva Norcia! Vaya lio!

  8. introibo says:

    I assume you’ll be at the Mass at St. Mary’s this morning? See you there, Father!

  9. ReginaMarie says:

    One of my brothers traveled up from VA for the event. I’ve have to ask him if he had the opportunity to meet you. :)

  10. robtbrown says:

    Perfect opportunity for Penne alla norcina

  11. KevinSymonds says:

    Fr. Benedict…I still remember him walking in the garden as a novice, then “Br. Jeremy.”

  12. pj_houston says:

    Birra di Nursia, bionda o extra? Questo è il problema.

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