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Spring 2024

This Spring brought the usual increase of young'uns born on the farm. Our two female goats had three kids, one male (Peter), two females (Gloria and Gratia). The price of young Angus calves has tripled over the last few years, so instead of replacing our older

May 21st, 2024|

Spring and Summer Young’uns

We have been burgeoning this Spring and Summer young' the animal world: our kids were born in late April, our puppies in mid-May, and our baby chicks arrived in early and mid-June. Our two does gave birth to three kids: one white and two black

July 5th, 2023|

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

July 14th, 2021|


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)

March 2nd, 2021|

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

November 14th, 2019|

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

January 10th, 2019|

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

March 26th, 2018|

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

March 26th, 2018|
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