Guest room sign-in board
Typical room in St Joseph’s, which is the men’s guest house
The men serve themselves breakfast – in silence!
The men eat breakfast – in silence!
The altar in the Chapel
Harp, choir stalls, candles & flowers in Chapel
Monks bow during Lauds (Morning Prayer)
Altar crucifix in Chapel
Men conversing and admiring nature
Bobby, Fr Leo & Joe walk amid the flora
Rocco, Joe & Walter chat
Deacon Bill and Fr Leo in conversation
The men gather in the guest house library for discussion
The Refectory, where the men eat dinner & supper with the monks
Chapel seen through Refectory windows
View from Chapel side porch 1
Rocco reads with a view (in the lounge of the guest house)
A view of some of the pastures
View from Chapel side porch 2
The Benedictines have been doing this for about 1500 years. a great blessing to participate for a short time in the monastic lifestyle
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