Raging Waters – Br. Curtis Almquist

Psalm 124

For several years prior to my coming to the monastery I was a parish priest. Along with a good many other pastors in the area, I took a monthly rotation as a night chaplain in the local community hospital. During these night shifts, we chaplains would spend most of our time on-call in the intensive care unit and in the emergency room, caring for traumatized patients, Continue reading

God’s Righteous Judgment – Br. David Allen

Romans 2:1-11 / Ps. 62:1-9 / Lk, 11:42-46

When I was in the Navy, during and just after the Korean War, one of the places our Destroyer visited was Hong Kong.  We went there once a year for a long weekend of R & R.  On my first visit to Hong Kong the squadron Chaplain and I went on a sight seeing tour that included a place called “The Tiger Balm Gardens”. Continue reading