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September 29, 2016 | prior

Prayer and Contemplation

The Norbertine Center for Spirituality and St. Norbert Abbey offer various ways that people can reflect upon God in their lives—through intentional ...

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September 7, 2016 | prior

Fr. Salvatore Cuccia, O. Praem.

Throughout the past 50 years I have always had the love and support of my family and friends, the support and encouragement of members of the community. As I was reflecting on this anniversary on the recent Norbertine Heritage Tour, the image of two roads came to mind ...

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June 17, 2016 | prior

De·con·struct·ing the Habit

By Fr. Stephen Rossey, O. Praem. | With its roots in thrift, practicality, and symbolism, the four-piece Norbertine habit has a fascinating history. 1. The tunic is the basic garment of the habit. It originates from the everyday vesture of ...

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May 26, 2016 | prior

Abbot Emeritus E. Thomas De Wane, O. Praem.

Abbot Emeritus E. Thomas De Wane, O. Praem., made sports headlines in 1970 when he shot a hole-in-one on the number four hole at North Brook Country Club—the second in the club’s history. While hardly the highlight of his vocational religious life ...

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