News & Announcements
Abby, our Maremma Sheepdog had another litter of puppies in March. Here is Lucia at 7 weeks.
New Addition to the Farm
A recent addition to the farm: 2 Nigerian Dwarf goats, named Perpetua and Felicity
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
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
New Cow Port!
Our new cow-port gives needed shade to the cows!
Our New Spring Meat Chickens Have Arrived
Our new spring meat chickens have arrived... 40 of them! Here we are introducing our sheep dog to the new chicks.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
To all our Special Friends and Loved Ones, May the Prince of Peace reign in your hearts now and forever. What is peace? Where is security? As a wise friend told me recently: “Sister, security is found in total trust.” So true! When we trust the
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
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
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
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