Welcome Home

​”It is the silence of eternity that unites the soul with God.” ​Sister Marie Aimee de Jesus The air was chilled; winds bent the branches of the trees carrying the low hanging clouds across a grey sky as his Brother Monks bore Brother Justin along the pathway, to the repeated single toll of the tower … More Welcome Home

Brother Justin OSB

Dear Sister and Brother Oblates of Mount Saviour Monastery, Sadly, on April 4th, our Benedictine brother, Br Justin M. Raphael Young died suddenly. The opening lines of William Couper’s poem reads: “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.” Br. Justin lived his life with the wonder of God as his center and … More Brother Justin OSB

Brother Stephen Galban July 30, 1927 ~ January 20, 2018

Calling hours will be from 3-5pm and 7-8pm on Monday, January 22, 2018 in the Chapel of Mount Saviour Monastery.  Funeral Mass will be 9am Tuesday, January 23, 2018 followed by a reception in the Newell Room at the monastery.   Interment will be in the spring at the Mount Saviour Cemetery at a date … More Brother Stephen Galban July 30, 1927 ~ January 20, 2018

On the Road

A few weeks ago, Brother John received a request from a pastor in the Canandaigua area. Like so many of our parishes, two in this part of the Rochester Diocese had recently merged into a new one named St. Benedict’s. Pastor Michael Costik’s request was: Would we be willing to help St. Benedict’s familiarize parishioners … More On the Road

… To be like Joseph

    Today’s reading in chapel on this feast of St. Joseph, reminded me of something from a few years ago.   I originally wrote this after a retreat where we talked about women gathering together and women teaching their daughters in order to help them lead more meaningful lives. As a participant, I felt … More … To be like Joseph