On Saturday June 11th, under sunny skies, the monastery's 3rd annual 5K Run and 1-mile Family Run had a great turn out. The race was another success event. It seems to be growing in number of participants and popularity...and that's a good sign. The monastery is grateful for the many new and returning participants from previous runs.
Attend with the ear of your heart. This is advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice. The Rule of Saint Benedict Prologue: 1
Father Richard J. Donarski OCSO, 87, died in the monastery infirmary on Saturday, March 17, 2012. He was born July 5, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. His parents were Joseph J. Donarski and Martha (Klajbor) Donarski. He was baptized at Saint Mary of the Angels Church on North Wood Street in Chicago.
At the feast of Saints Robert, Alberic and Stephen, abbots and founders of the Cistercian Order, Br. Hugh made his solemn profession before the Holy Spirit Community in Conyers, Georgia.
This morning, FOX 5 Meteorologist Jeff Hill loaded up the FOX 5 Storm Chaser hit the road for a trip to Conyers, where he visited The Monastery of the Holy Spirit with a live broadcast.