several years of silence, we are bringing back the Chronicles. Several
people have requested and expressed an interest in knowing more about
the daily activities of HTM. So, here are some of the activities of HTM
outside of the daily routine.
a member of the community since the early 1990ís went to her
eternal reward at about 8:30 PM on Thursday, August 27.
Our faithful monastery bakers, Ann and Judy, from Our Lady of the
Mountain parish in Sierra Vista came today to replenish our bread
Sr. Rosemary, a Medical Mission Sister who has been working in
Douglas for many years, came for a week-long retreat before retirement
and return to her mother house in Philadelphia.
Mary Ann, Kathleen and Bill traveled to Oregon to visit Doug and Sherry
Wasko as well as Bermah Martin.
The St. Thomas More Newman Centerís leadership team of 12 came for a
Siarkiewicz began his annual week-long retreat. He also assisted in
helping with the group retreats that were here during his stay.
Lutheran Social Service staff of 27 came for a 3-day retreat.
Rachel Galindo began coordinating the mailing for the festival raffle
tickets with the help of Heather, Patty, Judy, Elizabeth, Stephanie,
Ron, Carol, Betty, Mary Jo, as well as others. This project will take
about 8-10 mornings.
The Shiloh Christian Ministries came on retreat with 28 members.
Flannery and his son Joey came to volunteer for 2 days, helping repair a
leak in the library.
The RUHS choir from Rincon High School with 32 came for a 2-day retreat
and gave a brief performance for the community.
Araceli came from Durango, Mexico for a 3-day visit.
Kino Border Initiative staff of 10 came for a 3-day retreat.
Peggy Fenn, with the help of Jan, harvested prickly pear cactus
fruit to make some prickly pear cactus jelly. Peggy was here earlier
this month helping in the bakery.
Our faithful bakers, Ann and Judy, were back again to supply us with the
Monkís bread as well as banana bread.
the month there have been a number of individual private retreats that
are not mentioned.