For two half-days and an overnight, I went with another friar for recollection in some hermitages that the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal have built upstate. I have some written reflections to share, but first: Pictures!
Here's the hermitage I stayed in, dedicated to the Assumption:
And a closer view:
Here's the little chapel. Notice that the Blessed Sacrament hadn't arrived yet; more on that in another post. Notice too the mural above the crucifix. The Holy Spirit and the crown of twelve stars are descending upon Our Lady of Guadalupe, who is being reverenced by Francis, Clare, and an assortment of Franciscan saints.
Here's my little stove after I built a fire to warm the place.
Here are the steps that went up to the loft:
And here's the loft where I slept.