Br. Maximilian Watner, Author at Farmville

THE WORD

The Word — God’s favorite tool

“There was despair and fear in the soul, misery of every kind in the body, desolation all around. All of us had loved ones dead ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Sunday, October 30, 2022 9:00 am

Columns

The Word — Three Marines

On August 6, 1942, U.S. Marines landed in the Solomon Islands, northeast of Australia. Although, over the course of the next six months, the Allied ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Sunday, September 25, 2022 6:43 am

Columns

The Word — Can You Still Sing?

Little can compare with traditional Irish folk music for down-to-earth, heel-kicking fun. Some friends of mine had discovered it in their search for wholesome music ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Friday, August 19, 2022 10:09 am

Columns

The Word — Not feeling it

A  young lady suffering from the havoc and death of WWII wrote to a friend, “I’m still so remote from God that I don’t even ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Saturday, July 16, 2022 6:53 pm

Columns

The Word: We have believed in love

Ten years ago this summer, I was in Econe, Switzerland. It was an idyllically beautiful day. The sun sparkled on the nearby Rhone River, and ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Friday, June 17, 2022 5:37 pm

Columns

The Word — The strangest grateful

Recently I had the opportunity to share a special meal with my spiritual father and some friends at my mother’s house. It was one of ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:02 pm

Columns

The Word — A gift from the risen Christ

A  sunny, warm spring day…. Yellow tulips and daffodils…. Easter egg hunts… A basket of jelly beans. As with Christmas, we all have certain memories ... Read more

by Br. Maximilian Watner, Friday, April 22, 2022 12:25 pm