by Bro. Wade Paris
Several years ago, the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Conception, Missouri, was remodeled; and the monks began to use it again. “It is beautiful,” one monk exclaimed. Another said, “It is awesome.” The restoration took more than three years to complete. I hope to be able to see it someday soon.
Brother Blaise Bonderer, who sometimes donned overalls to help, reportedly was awestruck by the