Tag: St. Norbert Abbey

Our visit to the Norbertine sisters

Today was another beautiful day in the Netherlands. The sun was shining all day and the weather was quite hot. The Norbertine sisters at Oosterhout were very happy to see us. We were welcomed with cookies and tea. The Prioress Maria Magdelena joined our table and…

Averbode now!

We arrived at Averbode Abbey in Belgium this morning. We attended Mass in their church this morning. When the priests processed out, they just kept coming and coming and coming. Averbode has just fewer than 80 priests who belong to the Order; approximately 40 are living…

R.I.P Michael Jackson

Today was a beautifully sunny day. We boarded a new bus this morning. We were sad to see Gunther go and especially sad to see the cleanliness of this new bus. I’d say there’s a good chance that it may not have been vacuumed in the…

I found St. Norbert already

We started the morning with breakfast at the hotel before boarding the bus. The breakfast spread included hot dogs, which I thought was pretty interesting. When the bus arrived, I was surprised at how nice it was. Gunther, the bus driver, has it stocked full of…