Brother James Dowd, Prior of The Benedictine Way, has been a monk for many years. Before serving in Nebraska, he served at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY and at Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery in Grahamstown, South Africa. Brother James is passionate about exploring the intersection of the quest for Christian social justice and the contemplative life. Before his years in monastic life, Brother James had a career in theater and television.
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We are a Benedictine community in the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska…
The Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska is among the fastest growing dioceses in the United States and is characterized by a diverse and very active laity, an energetic clergy, and dynamic leadership. We are dedicated to gathering in community to worship God, to love one another, and to serve the poor, lonely, sick, and marginalized.