Comings and Goings

Comings and Goings

The entries in the 1950 House Chronicle for this week were mostly about comings and goings: Frater Roger’s cheery’ countenance is seen again in the friary halls.  Roger returned home today, Sept. 14th, after spending a. week in St. Anthony’s...
A Time for Everything

A Time for Everything

I wondered how long it would take. With below-normal temperatures for most of the early part of September, I knew it would not be long. While I still have my bedroom window open and am quite comfortable, Tracy is not as fond of the cooler mornings. Bob reminded us all...
Comings and Goings

The Ordinariness of Life

Part of the struggle of being the person responsible for the House Chronicle is finding tidbits of life here that might be of interest to those who are not here.  Fortunately or unfortunately, life is not always exciting and entertaining.  Mostly, life is full of...
Joy and Delight

Joy and Delight

I have been on sort of a scavenger hunt the past few days. Sometime in the past two weeks or so, one of our guests left several painted stones in various places around the building. The first one I found was resting on top of the display case outside of the chapel. At...
Past and Present

Past and Present

For those of you who have been reading the Chronicle for the past year, you know this is a modern version of an old tradition.  Last year, Lori and JustBob were able to open the locked safe in our basement.  Among the treasures hidden there were several ledger books...
Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

This weekend we welcomed back several very good friends of St. Anthony’s.  Thursday evening, Fr. Dan Crosby, OFM Cap, arrived to lead our weekend retreat.   Fr. Dan tries to visit and graciously lead a retreat for us every year.  He was scheduled to be here in April...