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.
On April 28th we learned that Abbot Charles from St Marie of
the Reservation in Jerusalem and the Congregation Definitor has
pancreatic cancer. Please remember him in your prayers.
Paul Shea, returned to Tennessee where he and his wife reside after
volunteering for two weeks doing repairs and maintenance throughout the
An ecumenical group of 11 men arrived for an overnight retreat.
Wise visited us today, spending the day doing an electrical project.
A group of 13 women from Bisbee arrived for breakfast and a full day
meeting was held today with 23 in attendance. We planned the meeting
format, subject matter and facilitators for the coming year.
Flores, a long-time friend of the monastery, was buried in our cemetery
A group of 14 Women in Transition had lunch with us today.
parish priest, pastor, from the Tucson diocese and a deacon from the
Phoenix diocese each came for a 3-day retreat.
Mary Annís granddaughter and great-granddaughter as well as her
daughter-in-law had the opportunity to visit her for several days.
Our favorite Sierra Vista bakers, Ann and Judy, baked bread for us
we learned that Fr. Markís younger sister is being treated for cancer
and Fr. Markís sub-prior is being treated for a heart attack. Prayers
are appreciated for both.
The community celebrated Memorial Day with our satellite oblates and
Today, as they did last week, a small group of volunteers helped clean
pecans in the morning.