By mid-afternoon the fire was subdued and we could begin to assess the damage. At about 4:00 o'clock we all gathered in the recreation room to exchange stories. I do not know where the beer came from, but, through that old Bavarian tradition we had inherited from the [monastery's] founders, we seemed able to relate in a new way to one another that late winter afternoon.
I might try rereading a few chapters with beer goggles.
P.S. 2009 Theology on Tap Schedule Announced by our Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Theology-on-Tap is a speaker series designed to address the needs, questions and interests of young adults in their 20s and 30s.
P.P.S. I think there was a Cardinal Martini in the book, but it wasn't a cocktail.
In case you were wondering, it's a Queen Elizabeth Martini that's made with Benedictine.