October 18, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: May 19, 2018

Welcome to our weekly Brunch, and thanks to Pastor Dan for holding the fort for the past few weeks. This weekend marks the end of the Easter season with the celebration of Pentecost. Michael Spencer called Pentecost “The Third Great Day” and said of it: The clear purpose of Pentecost was to bring into birth […]

Saturday Brunch, May 12, 2018

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. How about some nice brunch? We even have a nice chocolate fountain: Our brunch has a theme today. I’ve been reading a little Chesterton this month, and reminded of how insanely gifted he was in expressing deep ideas with clarity, brevity, and wit. I mean, seriously, is there […]

Saturday Brunch, May 5, 2018

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Hungry for some brunch? We have lots on the brunch buffet today. Mostly lighter fare this week. But one thing we won’t be serving is this: That, my friend, is ham-flavored ice cream. Yes, an ice cream emporium in the Garden State, Windy Brow Farms, has raised eyebrows by launching a […]

Saturday Brunch, April 28, 2018

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Hungry for some brunch? In the true spirit of brunch, we have tried to offer up a little of everything: pictures, odd stories, serious issues, potty humor, beautiful cars, shower thoughts, and whatever else comes to my mind. A friend from Brazil posted this on Facebook last night. […]

Saturday Brunch, April 21, 2018

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? We’ve got some silly stuff, some serious stuff, some sporty stuff. Let’s start with a public service announcement: Scientists in New York have a polite request for you: STOP PEEING IN WALDEN POND. Well, they phrased more scienty:  It will be “prudent to further […]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: April 14, 2018

STILL WAITIN’ FOR REAL SPRING EDITION I hate to talk about the weather all the time, but this has been a doozy of a spring. Yesterday and today, it finally felt like we’d turned a corner here in central Indiana, with temperatures up in the 70s. However, by Monday they’re calling for snow flurries again […]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: April 7, 2018

MICHAEL SPENCER MEMORIAL EDITION Michael Spencer left us eight years ago, on April 5, 2010. We miss him greatly, and want to honor his legacy today. So, we devote this week’s Brunch to Michael, the original Internet Monk. ✢ ✢ ✢ THE VOICE OF THE INTERNET MONK… Let’s start by hearing the voice of the […]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: March 24, 2018

FIRST WEEKEND OF SPRING EDITION It’s Spring! Well, sort of. Here’s what our friend Randy Thompson had hanging around his place in New Hampshire as spring began this year. Follow the link to check out more beautiful pictures from the woods and mountains. Thankfully, the big nor’easter that they were anticipating didn’t materialize, but it’s […]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: March 17, 2018

ST. PATRICK’S DAY EDITION Top o’ the mornin’ to you! Welcome to the Monks Brunch on this St. Patrick’s Day, 2018. Here are a few Irish blessings to share with each other as you lift your glasses this day: Bless your little Irish heart and every other Irish part. May the Lord keep you in […]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: March 10, 2018

OPEN MIC EDITION Your intrepid chaplain is away at a conference today and can’t break bread with you at Brunch. Sorry about that, I’m going to miss it. But there’s no reason you iMonks shouldn’t get together and share your thoughts about what’s going on in your lives and in the world this week. Internet […]