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Monastic life allows drawing our will into God’s

Monastic life allows drawing our will into God’s

| Jessica Weinberger | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Less than 10 miles north of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, 22 contemplative Catholic nuns of the Cistercian Order live quietly on 112 acres of farmland. A set of renovated buildings and additions off an 1859 stone cottage make up Valley of Our Lady Monastery, where prayer, study and manual labor set the cadence for this cloistered, contemplative order.

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Seeking to support abbey, English monks brew ale — ‘seriously nice’

Seeking to support abbey, English monks brew ale — ‘seriously nice’

| Simon Caldwell | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cistercian monks have opened the first Trappist brewery in England and are selling thousands of bottles of beer every day.

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