"I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others, the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God." - Luke 12:8 The Picnic

"Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses." -- Pope Paul VI, On Evangelization In The Modern World

Consider the impact of that 1st Christian community, formed after Peter's Pentecost sermon (Acts2:14ff): "With exultant and sincere hearts, they took their meals in common, praising God and winning the approval of all the people." (vs.46-47) We have reason to believe that by God's grace, we too "have won the approval of all the people" in our corner of the world. In this part of our Web site, under the heading, Prayer Ministry, we examine how photography helps carry our witness out; we look at that traditional monastic service: Hospitality, and finally, at an especially nutritious fruit practiced at St. Benedict's Farm: Dialog.