On Saturday, April 30th, a series of events coalesced that made everything seem just right in the world. I, for one, could not think of or wish for a single thing to be changed. On that day, our Brother Augustine became Father Augustine
"...What matters most about the monastery is precisely that it is radically different from the world... In a world of noise, confusion and conflict it is necessary that there be places of silence, inner discipline and peace." – Thomas Merton
Brother Eutropius Bollinger, 66, monk of the Cistercian (Trappist) Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia died peacefully on Wednesday June 19, 2013 after a brief illness.
Brother Alphonse Insalaco, 89, of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia died peacefully on Tuesday September 24, 2013 after a few months of illness.
Brother Kenneth (Ken) Sullivan, 85, monk of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit died peacefully at the monastery’s infirmary on Monday December 2, 2013.