|From top, closckwise, Br. Bob comes to sit down in choir at first Vespers of Advent Four;|
Br. Peter teaches about Christmas and icons; Br. Bob teaches about the meaning of Christmas.
|From top, clockwise, snow on the crab apple trees behind the l,ittle Cloister;|
Christmas lights and the valley as seen from my cell;
Monks in their festive gear enjoying each other's company in our West Atrium in the enclosure.
We picked up Br. Rafael from his Highland nursing home for the day and he thoroughly enjoyed the worship, companionship and feasting.
|From top, clockwise, Guests Phyllis, Jennifer and Associate Geoffrey Collis enjoying the Christmas feast:|
Br. Robert Hagler helping Br. Rafael take in the beauty of the snow covered valley.