We had a very sad day this week as our Sister Rita G. passed into eternal life. Go here for the complete obituary. It doesn't matter if you were close friends, just acquaintances, of different generations, or simply occasional sharers of a meal or table discussion partners, the loss is real and the loss is deep, for individuals and for the community as a whole.
But Rita left us surrounded by beauty. The yellow day lilies are ringing chapel this week
and, if you take a stroll around the entire perimeter of the monastery, as well as that of Benetwood Apartments, directly behind us, you'll find pockets of beautiful arrangements such as this one: