Tag: the Netherlands

Final trip to the mother ship

Some people in ‘s-Hertogenbosch stay up way too late! There was a lot of noise on the street last night until 4 a.m. Don’t these people have jobs? I think people must be taking advantage of the summer vacation season. Today was the last day of…

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…