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Br. Simon, OSB @MonkSimonOSB St. Meinrad, IN

Benedictine monk at @SaintMeinrad. All things in moderation (RB 48): seminarian, young adult ministry, beekeeper, sandstone blaster, reader, sports, Xbox.

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Joined Twitter 7/30/09


"What Saint Meinrad does well is engage the Church in what the Church needs – I see Saint Meinrad and our work here… https://t.co/FvuSL0ublE
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @treezie363 Prayers for your search and discernment, friend. @KatiePrejean Keep up the awesome work Mom Katie. Be assured of my prayers as you continue your pregnancy and good… https://t.co/mFLxnsH5Cr
2/27
2020
@buttkicker7 Hope you have a holy, hopeful, and joyful Lent, brother! @joebuddejr Absolutely! Maybe on a warmer day I could do a FT with our beehives and also an outside tour of our gro… https://t.co/zHU3DaGdL7Problem solved. He needed a tutorial of working his Kindle app. He joked with me that I probably could not read his… https://t.co/kBG3QOsI0TIf you’re looking for a reflective, sacred music playlist — this radio playlist of @cappellaromana has been a great… https://t.co/G62FsFfSMR @namikogage Of course, friend!
2/26
2020
“Our confidence in God must go at least that far: to believe that He is good enough and powerful enough to draw goo… https://t.co/CfUfLRLwDG @namikogage Hang in there friend! https://t.co/U0ALXxwgssUpdate: I think one of our infirmary nurses or another monk sent this decoded email: “Need some help with the kind… https://t.co/LYQiDhv3mr**Correction, he's in his 102nd year. He will be 102 in September, God-willing! @TheHappyPriest @DaughterStPaul You are welcome at @SaintMeinrad, brother.I plan to check in on him tomorrow and see how I can help.I received an email from our 102-year-old confrere that he likely sent from his iPad. He does not see as well as he… https://t.co/N5EGmHrI2L
2/25
2020
@dominickjeanOP Bro, I’ve been craving Oreos! That sounds amazing. @Br0therBrother @kroro43 @ncycofficial Well, I sure hope so, BROTHER!
2/23
2020
...and affirmed man, man as he is. This means men and women in history, men and women offered grace, men and women… https://t.co/guXvh8Ldm6Everything in human history is changed by entry of the Son of God into it, by his making it his own and taking the… https://t.co/n4I21UlKk5Live life at a deep level! @robertfeduccia Blessings on your prayer and work, Robert! @MrsRuvi ^^ All-star flock helper.This day marks the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. We remember the foundation upon which Christ has established hi… https://t.co/89DBR57fHaIt is ironic I am posting this on Twitter, but I mean it as encouragement. From 1 Peter on today’s Feast of the C… https://t.co/aWzlgrIPaO
2/22
2020
@goingblondzo Selfie with some Holy photo bombers. https://t.co/k4ok99aVpkCongratulations to the eighteen students who made deacon promises last night in the St. Thomas Aquinas chapel! https://t.co/tLjehmPJyC
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @kroro43 @Br0therBrother @ncycofficial That's awesome, Bonnie! I also should add that I have a brother. So all thin… https://t.co/MArWiBnBaq @Br0therBrother Of course! Count on my prayers. 🙏🤘🏼 @Br0therBrother 🤯Dear @Br0therBrother: I am a monk, in a fraternity, and I follow you on Twitter. Does that make me a Brother Brother Brother, brother?
2/21
2020
@bpdflores Grin!😅 No pressure...A friend invited me to be deacon at his Mass of Thanksgiving this summer. Alas, we… https://t.co/7Yot3wWg8f @JudyMcAferty Thanks, Judy, for your support and prayers. @MrsRuvi @Lenneir @SrTeresam Hey friends. Hey @Lenneir, monastic life is a challenging and joyful way of life. If y… https://t.co/6PamaxDJxLThough it was a bit intimidating, it went well, and it makes me look forward to my diaconate ordination two months… https://t.co/AX4I2jRArxI’ve been an acolyte for a year now. It’s one of the ministerial roles leading up to diaconate and priesthood. One… https://t.co/ToxPPFn9P9 @MrsRuvi Mmmm! https://t.co/KRtivLcbEe
2/18
2020
It’s easy to think of dying for love when you’re young...facing a dragon, sword in hand! Then after years of marria… https://t.co/MRfgW02wWj
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2/14
2020
@TCecilJr A quick note of empathy: sometime (and probably several times) within a year of my dad’s death, I remembe… https://t.co/b0dkqj11go
2/12
2020
Moment of honesty: It’s hard to abandon myself to God. “If we leave God free to act in His way, He is infinitely… https://t.co/ppf3gsg3ARLesson from Catholic Social Ethics class today: EVERYONE (the sum total of all social conditions) is responsible to… https://t.co/ieWm1azy7Q @pursuedbytruth Sister! Wow. 😋 @church_nerd2010 @projo 🎤 drop
2/11
2020
We need to focus on the poor, not primarily because the poor need us, but because we need the poor. Jesus says: ‘Bl… https://t.co/UlN5ofs4Qh
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @JimSichko @SaintMeinrad It’s a beautiful place to live and encounter God while also challenging in the sense of en… https://t.co/r9r8gFbOsg
2/10
2020
Before I joined the monastery, I worked in our Development Office here at @SaintMeinrad. Janet was my Associate Dir… https://t.co/0gQzJhV2DU
2/9
2020
I sent my bro a text just now, but it reminded me of a text he sent me last month: 😂 https://t.co/FCk3tmgllQ
2/8
2020
@Pauline72366462 Hi Pauline. I plan to start selling them soon at our scholar shop and gift shop on campus here at the monastery. @FrHarrison May God enrich the lives of many through your priesthood, especially in the way of mercy and intellectual formation. PAX!Brother Michael-Francis, the visiting Anglican Benedictine, made these glass prints for each of us that have made s… https://t.co/b1EruhwzYE
2/7
2020
If you keep looking for happiness in and because of the world, buckle up. It’s a long journey of searching and comi… https://t.co/G4xhqck2ae
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2/6
2020
A faithful companion since high school. A gift from my pastor when I graduated. Grateful for my home parish — found… https://t.co/hty1EBuIAE
2/5
2020
@BenGerken @LibBentonBBall @Habitat_org Hope you saw the Gary Herrmann volunteer meeting room. A cool memorial ther… https://t.co/5Fji3IflQzNothing will make us discover God better than His silence inscribed in the center of our being. If we do not culti… https://t.co/uqL35jbmtI
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBThe Saint Meinrad Day of Service keeps getting BIGGER! Join us this year on March 14 and add to our growing tradit… https://t.co/RmvFNkqurj
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @BrianGaerke The sign of the covenant. Pretty! @KronkyMalonky ...and being open to what “clicks” when you start to read up on different orders and visit different… https://t.co/qVbDWFguV5 @KronkyMalonky ...in different directions. From there, regarding religious orders, it is about doing an observance… https://t.co/DgDByDkU9U @KronkyMalonky ...Diocesan priesthood because we’ve been involved in parish life. So, I recommend to guys who are d… https://t.co/TyEbhMActD @KronkyMalonky Hey Daniel. Regarding discernment, it depends on the person. For me I was weighing heavily between m… https://t.co/oQpcS7groQ @MrsRuvi 🧨😋 @dominickjeanOP Thank you, brother!
2/4
2020
Getting ready for the Indy Mini, 2020. I have cooped myself up inside. So, it was great to be outside. https://t.co/EmOCvr3ubt @FrHarrison 🤯!
2/3
2020
"I know that I am known." https://t.co/TcZSoNJTKf
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @MrsRuvi Soft pretzels are my favorite! Yum.
2/1
2020
Grateful for monastic life with my awesome brothers at @SaintMeinrad. https://t.co/obSiINuGqF
1/31
2020
was confirmed. Now he labels himself as just "Christian." I told him he is always welcome in the Catholic Church. W… https://t.co/MYzOXLgsDe"Order of St. Benedict". I explained that I am a monk studying to be a priest, and no, I will not get married. He a… https://t.co/2KxuV5fXZ7I meant to play solos on a game on Xbox today. It launched me into squads. The one guy that could talk asked me wha… https://t.co/KFOSrb6WMM @maymomedith Wow! That is so kind of you. Thank you for your kindness and generosity. That made my day, and I am sure, his. 😁He is super close to his goal -- $90. A slew of donations, and BOOM!In an effort at ecumenism, I am asking for your support on behalf of a friend who is an Anglican Benedictine monk.… https://t.co/Ab9RUz4tsfI just want to throw really fun parties at my house. I’ll call it: Young adult ministry. I dont need a space on… https://t.co/TXcfa31sgz
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1/30
2020
Gonna do the whole @twitch thing again tonight. You should check it out, it’s pretty cool. I’m live at… https://t.co/mvN0hM8Evv
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBParticipants had a great time and the singing was sweet at Saint Meinrad’s Winter Chant Conference last week. Plan… https://t.co/EWgI8xNDK3
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1/29
2020
@gmarcbentley This is a personal take. I’m not a huge blog reader, but I could see the helpfulness of a multi media… https://t.co/mernYb5VF6
1/28
2020
To a wonderful @Saintmeinrad’ian, @bthgt4, thank you for the lovely new rosary twine colors and beautiful card! Loo… https://t.co/nJe6Sz4FXTLord, draw us into your mystery and your depth. Purify us with your light. Trust. Mercy. Love. Peace. https://t.co/E9vRvBP5EcHolding you in prayer. https://t.co/NO65bCRsug
1/27
2020
#WhyWeMarch Check out our timelapse of the world's largest pro-life march! https://t.co/hmJLhFHv1B
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBWhen you really have encountered God, it is impossible to compromise the Gospel and the precepts of divine revelati… https://t.co/Zup1ZTw9xm
1/25
2020
Out to eat with my grandparents and my mom. I miss my grandparents. They were and are a bright light in my life. Go… https://t.co/s5O60ebQACBaby me, circa 1987. I found this in some of my files the other day, and I sent a text to my mom with baby me and t… https://t.co/bJALd93iI3It is 45 minutes before school starts and the ⁦@BishopChatardHS⁩ chapel is full for Adoration. We are praying for a… https://t.co/mecQKX3CKO
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBWe are all part of the human mosaic - unique, unrepeatable. Unfortunately, some of our images have been stamped out… https://t.co/6a3giiqdkP
1/24
2020
@HollyMarie84 Thanks, Holly. I’m especially grateful for your prayers — I’ve developed a headache that has derailed… https://t.co/dbyoh635adAnd ⬇️ https://t.co/vtUcEkXQ6H⬇️ https://t.co/SztIIPdH67 https://t.co/bRTcS9KAxl
1/23
2020
@CoreyBruns Thanks, Corey! @BrotherAloysius Great suggestion, Brother. Thank you!! @FrHarrison Brilliant. I have that on my shelf. https://t.co/4XBbWtw08TI want to bring my love and joy for God to them, but I also want to hone my intellectual knowledge of the Mass.Crowd sourcing #CatholicTwitter: I am giving a talk to a local parish’s middle school and high school faith formati… https://t.co/7HpKQS0vDQ @KatiePrejean Can you have a “Coffee with a Monk” featuring mystic monk coffee, and I can share about monastic life?Here is a small snippet of Brother Michael's first profession. (Sorry about the video quality. The GoPro decided to… https://t.co/VEcG9np9YV @OSBBristowVA Thank you dear sisters! @BroAJK Thanks for sharing, Brother.
1/22
2020
Congratulations Br. Michael! #catholic #vocations https://t.co/hre6kvGOsH
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @MrsRuvi @SaintMeinrad Hey birthday girl -- thanks a million. Glad we can share this day in a cool way!
1/21
2020

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