Failed to mention earlier the last week in August that Br. Chris
Thurman, OSB, transferred to Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey, Pecos, NM, and
Mary McCarthy moved to Lyon, KN to be near her relatives. Also we had a
new 3-month volunteer arrive, Liam Kimbro.
Talbot Lodge #128 had their semiannual 3-day retreat. Sixteen were in
Oblate meeting was facilitated by Judy Mikeal on St Augustine. Eighteen
were in attendance.
Kline had here left shoulder replaced. She reports that she is doing
well in recovery.
Rick Henly stopped by for two weeks on his way to Yuma. As a member of
Skip RV Park he is staying in their facility in Benson and volunteering
daily at HTM.
SAA group met for a 3-day retreat with 24 in attendance.
Our faithful and loyal bakers from Sierra Vista, Ann Lee and Judy Tritz,
came today, after a short sabbatical, to bake Benedictine bread and
pecan pies and tarts. The have been our primary bread bakers for a
number of years. They are looking for help and/or substitutes.
at the Ranch church had a 3-day retreat with 24 in attendance.
Jan Krieski had her knee replaced.
Nearly a week later she reported that she is doing well and in
Callís was laid rest in our oblate cemetery after her funeral presided
by Fr Greg Adolf.
Starting from the early days of HTM and for many years, she was a very
active and delightful supporter.
Yoga Connections had a 4-day retreat with about 20 members in