• Holy Cross Rural Immersion 2018

    The week after Francis Day, Agape facilitated a Rural Immersion for six students from Holy Cross. Intern Aria and Mission Council member Sam assisted for the four days. Following the tradition of Holy Cross Agape Rural Immersions before them, this group stacked nearly a season’s worth of wood in Francis House, Brigid House, and the […]

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  • Catholic Worker Conference at Holy Cross

    Last week, Suzanne, Brayton, and Matt, Agape’s newest resident, traveled to Worcester for a Catholic Worker Conference hosted by Holy Cross. The event allowed regional Catholic Worker communities to share their stories. They met up with many familiar faces and friends of Agape. Below: Suzanne, Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, Robert Ellsberg and Brayton. Claire Schaeffer Duffy is […]

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  • Eileen Lawter

    If I Were a Contemporary of Jesus

     by Christopher J. Doucot As an undergrad studying religion with the Jesuits at Holy Cross College I was assigned to write about their radical brother Fr. Daniel Berrigan. Back in the dark ages, before the internet, I was able to find Fr. Dan teaching in Kentucky at Berea College by dialing 411. He graciously took […]

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  • College of the Holy Cross, Rural Immersion Program, October 2015

    Students from Holy Cross spending a week in work and retreat, immersing themselves in the contemplative life at Agape Community.  Working, Studying, in Prayer, and in Celebration.

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  • Reflection at the Reservoir By Anthony Yakley

    It was grey and cold that morning walking up to the Quabbin Reservoir. We progressed in perfect silence, a walking meditation. It was only when we reached the reservoir itself that I broke the silence with a hushed “Wow”. In front of me, spanned miles upon miles of placid water, interspersed with islands covered with […]

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