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Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Our title of Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Peace, was inspired by the apparitions of Our Lady in Medjugorje. The community had the privilege at the end of June of making a pilgrimage there for the 40th anniversary of the apparitions. It was a glorious retreat replete with many graces. We stayed at the visionary,


Our Maremma sheepdog, Abby, had a litter of seven puppies on January 31st. Here they are at four weeks old. (Photos taken by Giuliana Polinari Riley)

Sr. Regina Makes Her First Vows

Sr Regina Walker made her first (private) vows on Saturday, October 31st, at the Vigil Mass of All Saints in the church of the Immaculate Conception in Forest City before its pastor, the Right Reverend Herbert Burke, V.F. She promised to live Stability, Conversion of Life and Obedience according to the Rule of St. Benedict

Lots and Lots of Beef!

We recently traded one of our Black Angus for a TX Longhorn steer which produced more than 400 lbs of meat when processed! Here are some pictures of the meat in the bins we picked it up in. We failed to bring enough bins--not realizing how many would be needed for that amount of beef--so

Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas!  Happy New Year! December, 2018 To all our Special Friends and Loved Ones, Whatever bad news continues to bombard us from our world and Church today, let us take consolation in the good news of the Gospel: “The angel said...Behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all

Our New Home!

After years of wandering in our own “desert” hoping one day to settle down in our own “promised land,” we found this year (2017) a little farm in Rutherford County, NC, with 7 acres on a hilltop overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. After a few months of painting and renovating, we moved in August. The main

An Addition to Our Home!

We have been using our lower level for a temporary chapel until we could build a proper extension for the chapel. Thanks be to God, construction got underway in earnest on March 1st. The first level will contain the chapel, a small library and a guest parlor. The second floor will remain unfinished at the

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