Friday, July 9, 2010

Visions of a new monastery

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People outside in the courtyard are reflected in the glass case housing a model of the new Benedictine monastery now being built at Tabgha, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.
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Specially taken for James and the friends at "Weekend Reflections."
Please click on the photo to read the monks' message and about how cracks are forming.

The new monastery is being built just south of the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes.
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I wish the Brothers all the best and enough new vocations to fill the building.
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14 comments:

Clytie said...

What a wonderful ministry they have - I wish them the best on their new building.

And what a great reflection shot in the glass!

awarewriter said...

I like the subtle character of the first shot.

Carolyn Ford said...

The first shot is so great...doing what we all, with cameras, love to do!

James said...

A cool reflection and what a great place for a monastery. I hope you show us some pictures when it's completed.

michael said...

That seems a perfect place for a monastery. Great job of making a construction site interesting.

Rosie @ Centre of Interest said...

I love that first photo - great shots

Pietro said...

What a beautiful reflection image, Dina! I'm glad for the construction of the new monastery, it's so uplifting.
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About your question on my post, yes, I found that cross along a quiet and deserted mountain road.

Trotter said...

Hi Dina! Great reflections over there... It seems a bit too large in the current times...

Blogtrotter Two is showing some incredible rocks by the sea... Enjoy and have a great weekend!

Kay said...

I'm sure it will be a peaceful,reflective place when it is completed.

Hilda said...

I echo your last sentence. So few enter the religious life nowadays.

I'm hoping the monastery will be made of stone rather than concrete.

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Jerusalem is such a dynamic place and so much energy dedicated to religion-- of all types. What a great place to live and take pictures.

I can't look at something like this without wondering what happened to Father Adam at Monastery Daily PHoto.

VP said...

There was nothing when I was there...

B SQUARED said...

I wish them good luck. They must do good work in order to expand.

jeff campbell said...

Very interesting reflection, and such a neat place...I love monasteries...Peace and blessings