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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


Xbox and exercise. My first attempt at this combo. Sometimes when I’d jump in the game, I’d nearly jump while on th… https://t.co/VVCrjoe9uc @C_Goodreau 🤯
10/12
2019
Don't beat yourself. That's the worst kind of defeat you'll ever suffer. – John Wooden
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @Carolin28487724 Thanks. Such a beautiful canvas around us.A message from a friend: “Happy Baptism Day!” He and I were baptized together as infants on this day and have remai… https://t.co/101WhMKNQeA gentle rain this morning. https://t.co/Vk1zVJ9seH
10/11
2019
Monastery #cellviews. https://t.co/F9GdyK9umoToday is the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman -- who will be made a saint Sunday. Here's the story of the Chicago… https://t.co/Pq7PgBVcBq
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10/10
2019
“As a seminarian and a deacon, I’ve had the opportunity to be with people during significant moments in their lives… https://t.co/xf6ljB8ruw
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB🤯 Do not confuse the work of God with God himself. There will be times when the Lord will want you to choose him… https://t.co/wJ2zSw3CvN
10/9
2019
#CatholicTwitter friends—there’s a lot of great summer programming for youth but this one is really outstanding. If… https://t.co/SOylAN5DiN
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10/8
2019
I like this thread! https://t.co/isI0kZO3bnJust a friendly #MondayMorning reminder that this week is not last week and we do not have to repeat the same patte… https://t.co/EfmLx1hS52
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10/7
2019
A couple of us seminarians from @SaintMeinrad are listening to the @clericalpod by @FatherSciarappa and @FrHarrisonhttps://t.co/SE83ZNvVM8
10/4
2019
@Carolin28487724 Wow, that is amazing. Thanks for sharing.
9/30
2019
@PrimeGammon @SaintMeinrad It’s an egg soufflé. Three with bacon and the other just cheese.Another make-you-pause sunrise #OntheHill at @SaintMeinrad https://t.co/UFLbN37qZnGood morning! I am breakfast cook today. (We have hot breakfast on Sundays.) Baking my mom’s breakfast recipe — tho… https://t.co/6xhXAvI2Tt
9/29
2019
“Granted we live in a different period from that of the apostles...Nevertheless...[Christ] is still with the Church… https://t.co/8GxuvSIh2N
9/28
2019
Beauty surrounds us. Thank you, Lord, for this gift this morning. @SaintMeinrad #TheHillViews https://t.co/epO7yrd8nC
9/25
2019
@OSBBristowVA Thank you dear sisters in Benedict for your prayers! Blessings on your week ahead.
9/23
2019
Now all the bells are sounding to celebrate the joy of Father Sebastian’s life and the hoped for life to come! https://t.co/msiQSnmirOThe death bell toll is sounding for our @SaintMeinrad’s Father Sebastian who died at 1:30 this morning. He recently… https://t.co/ecalWHfgOR
9/21
2019
...Are we being monks for Christ? Married men and women for Christ? Priests for Christ? Lay men and women, priests,… https://t.co/8jUXa19CcnFr. Christian’s, O.S.B. homily was so helpful today. He described Paul saying he was a prisoner for Christ and rela… https://t.co/AByGLyESiKIf you want to be My disciple, take up your cross and follow Me. #lauds #todaysgospel Today is also the birthday of… https://t.co/w0oPPdigbq
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @NoviceCecilia Amen, Sister! Ditto. God is good.
9/8
2019
Our @SaintMeinrad’s Father Bonaventure turned 101 today. I helped him post a picture to his Facebook account. He sa… https://t.co/7I8fOBY8bSHi! https://t.co/o1ApYwTE7b
9/6
2019
@catholiccolleen Hiya @catholiccolleen. We do not have the technological behind the scenes resources to keep the ap… https://t.co/pctI4twLQF⬆️⬆️👀 Parents and educators...a good reminder! 👀 ⬆️⬆️God’s self-revelation unfolds in children in extraordinary ways, and his grace often develops within them a deep sp… https://t.co/6ShAhwTHQQ
9/5
2019
@CoreyBruns @SaintMeinrad Happy first class day! @gmarcbentley @SaintMeinrad Thanks, brother!Takeaways from today’s Mass readings: Be a child of the 💡, shining Christ’s love for others through encouraging an… https://t.co/Ay5EICj23GIf you can reveal the cause of your anxiety to your spiritual director, or at least to some faithful and devout fri… https://t.co/xhih37CvRG
9/3
2019
@AbpEtienne Thanks for being with us, Archbishop, and for your prayer, honesty, and encouragement today at @SaintMeinrad.
9/2
2019
Remember that while bees are making honey they live and feed on bitter food, and that we can never perform acts of… https://t.co/eK4tv37xYeToday’s Gospel: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.” God has fi… https://t.co/eLTYAjbzNL
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8/31
2019
Some outcomes of solid, authentic prayer: humility and energy for the good. Paraphrase from Strangers to the City by Michael Casey, OCSO
8/30
2019
John the Baptist’s persecutors did not ask him to deny Christ. They asked him to be silent and to stop speaking the… https://t.co/VkGk7kFFva
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBLord, who is welcome in your house? Who can rest on your holy mountain? Those who walk with integrity and do only w… https://t.co/ljXWo6M7tK
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBOn August 20, 2019 Fr. Denis Robinson and Br. Simon joined Saint Meinrad friends and alumni at St. Michael the Arch… https://t.co/FO4wuUsuAz
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8/29
2019
https://t.co/Z1c7BIP2ilhttps://t.co/H8te9sJtHXThe features of sandstone are unique from piece to piece, just like you and me — all have their gifts of uniqueness… https://t.co/Ycidv9hTevThe worst thing you can do for someone is to do something for them they can and should do for themselves. – John Wooden
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8/27
2019
Maybe you need to hear this today: https://t.co/6VQJkgqSv7
8/25
2019
God is the father who watches and waits for his children, runs out to meet them, embraces them, pleads with them, a… https://t.co/mOBLAQz5h3
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBPrayer for today: Jesus, help us to see heaven opened and angels ascending and descending as we celebrate the Eucha… https://t.co/v82UXBx39k
8/24
2019
Happy for you and happy for us at @SaintMeinrad. https://t.co/Hdp7w9NAWg“Keep death daily before your eyes.” 💀 #RuleOfStBenedict #mementomori #MonkHumor #MonksAreReal https://t.co/8DXbWzw94o
8/23
2019
There is an inexpressibly sweet and deep joy in giving Communion to your brothers, whom you know and love so well a… https://t.co/UZVYz4VSHFDon't let making a living prevent you from making a life. – John Wooden
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSB @friarchrisg @SaintMeinrad @OLCprov Glad you and your confreres were able to be present and minister to the pilgrim… https://t.co/phzC9UmLsG @friarchrisg @SaintMeinrad @OLCprov I really enjoy the Quiet at the basilica. I hope it was another awesome turnout last week!
8/22
2019
Solitude is not found so much by looking outside the boundaries of your dwelling, as by staying within. Solitude is… https://t.co/A24MEtuzVPhttps://t.co/gz2VHbpOY2We can be our own greatest enemy at times. An antiphon from today’s Office of Readings reminds us: As a father is… https://t.co/6uUZojTLmYI arrived in Ohio yesterday for our annual NW Ohio @SaintMeinrad Alumni and Friend dinner. Today, I am spending the… https://t.co/VJHmHjUK1h
8/21
2019
Via Thomas Merton’s “The Sign of Jonas”: ‘Pray as you can and do not try to pray as you can’t.’ (Quoting Abbot Ch… https://t.co/Yl5tuJnJl3
8/19
2019
“What seem our worst prayers may really be, in God's eyes, our best. Those which are least supported by devotional… https://t.co/LdGCvpkxtU
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBHe who has the Kingdom of God within himself will imperceptibly pass it on to others. People will be attracted to t… https://t.co/YaYWGhGVfD
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBIn our Gospel for today, Jesus proposes that the kingdom of heaven belongs to those who are like children. Childr… https://t.co/MC6AQkqFCz
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8/17
2019
@fathermattg @SaintMeinrad Thanks! Actually, our Brother goes by Br. Kolbe - he took the last name of St. Maximilia… https://t.co/flmk0Cwrtn
8/16
2019
Congratulations Br. Kolbe! #catholic #vocations #monklife https://t.co/JG0le25C9W
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBA prayer that came to mind at Mass today: Lord, help me to not love this life so much that I neglect the promised h… https://t.co/7RKtX4H9ei
8/15
2019
@FieldingBLUE Cool! I dig that. @FieldingBLUE What game(s) do you play?
8/13
2019
“...and that I was remembered made my pain endurable.” From: @CallTheMidwife1. I think this is a good motto for… https://t.co/GnyItifabH
8/12
2019
@BishopDavidT Awesome. Thanks! @BishopDavidT Give my best to Msgr. Borger -- he knew my dad. A blessed time of rest for you all!
8/9
2019
As we kick off the school year and welcome new families and students these words of St. Benedict are in my mind.… https://t.co/JiqBMqXy54
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8/8
2019
Happy to be home at @SaintMeinrad briefly for Br. Basil’s temporary profession. I am looking forward to hosting my… https://t.co/f0HhQgAYDY
8/7
2019
This photo was taken by Janelle Furgason, an art educator from North Vernon, IN, while visiting Saint Meinrad recen… https://t.co/o7l6ta0s3I
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8/1
2019
@EmmaRGeis God is holding you with such an unfathomable consolation.Praised be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation! He comfo… https://t.co/Ak8ARkarkNTimely reading from #vespers tonight as we start our last two weeks of hospital chaplaincy. #CPE 2 Corinthians 1:3-4:
7/29
2019
Exciting news! Thanks to EVolveKY, Mount St. Francis is now the location for a dual electric vehicle charging stati… https://t.co/TDFkSOU76Y
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7/25
2019
Out for a stroll around Saint Meinrad Archabbey @SaintMeinrad https://t.co/CferPfORht
Retweeted by Br. Simon, OSBLet us pray for one another tonight. AMDG https://t.co/Goo1HgQ08t
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7/23
2019
MIDDAY READING Galatians 5:26; 6:2 Let us never be boastful, or challenging, or jealous toward one another. Help… https://t.co/GsLZqfs9Yb
7/20
2019
@PULLCat1989 My prayers for your discernment.Please keep in prayer the seven men who entered the Conventual Franciscan Novitiate yesterday.… https://t.co/KzVydvXvSG
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7/19
2019
The On the Hill 5K Walk/Run is a fun, family friendly event that raises money for Catholic Charities. Registration… https://t.co/JelLiRxm6D
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7/17
2019
Can’t. Stop. Long. #Mosquitoes #BikeRide https://t.co/CwdPVluhWv
7/15
2019
Awesome to worship with you and the congregation at St. Martin de Porres in @ArchLouKY with some @SaintMeinradhttps://t.co/hFZuq8jji2For those who have worked with folks who are experiencing homelessness, what is something I could keep in my car, w… https://t.co/tMB00mMBXP
7/14
2019
@gmarcbentley @univofdayton Definitely St. Xavier University of Cincinnati. @gmarcbentley Oh, awesome! I am so happy you will be able to do that for them. Community is huge at UD, and the gro… https://t.co/YPeZJzNJrV @gmarcbentley Yessir.
7/6
2019
@EmmaRGeis We have an 18-hole course at @SaintMeinrad! @EmmaRGeis I want to play! 🥏
7/1
2019
@FrJeffWalker @DearEvanHansen Say hi to your brother priests there for me!
6/29
2019
Please join me in prayer for Michael Oguizu, a seminarian of our diocese, who was in a very serious car accident th… https://t.co/YsBXurpRwE
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6/27
2019
@ApertureMonk Hey, we’ll be in the same city! I hope to make it back home to @SaintMeinrad to see you before you have to leave again.
6/26
2019
Tonight is always my favorite night of OBOC. The Reconciliation service in the archabbey Church. The church echoes… https://t.co/idbpqn2MWy
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6/20
2019
Would you like a chance to win some Peanut Brother? Share an original video featuring what you love most about Pean… https://t.co/yLlBpUm5Th
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6/18
2019
It was a blessing to share in this day! Two of my @SaintMeinrad classmates are from Vietnam and invited me to atten… https://t.co/tSRNs155fo
6/17
2019
@TCecilJr Try the hospital in a monastic habit. I’ve been thought of as Darth Vader from Star Wars and Morpheus from the Matrix.
6/16
2019

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