“Beloved, we are God’s children now” (1 John 3:2)
On This Date…
On November 13, 1893 Father Bernard Pennings, O.Praem., the founder of Archmere, and two Norbertine companions, arrived in America by boat from Holland; 23 other Dutch Norbertines would later come to America as missionaries to Wisconsin.
On November 13, 1963, Daylesford Priory was established as an independent Norbertine community; the Norbertines of Daylesford currently sponsor Archmere.
At Mass today we hear Saint John say, “Beloved, we are God’s children now”, great news for us on this November 13th – a Friday!
– Father McLaughlin