Photography, according to Abbot Barnabas Senecal, O.S.B., of Saint Benedict's Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, is an exercise in monastic mindfulness, and he says his pictures reflect being aware of the presence of God with you and in the world.
This weekend's edition of PBS's Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly includes a profile of Abbot Senecal and his ministry of photography.
To view the segment and read the related transcript, please visit:
Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly: Photographer Monk
Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly: Abbot Senecal Extended Interview
To view additional photos by Abbott Senecal, please visit:
St. Benedict's Abbey: Photos by Abbot Barnabas Senecal
For background information on Abbott Senecal, please visit:
St. Benedict's Abbey: Abbot Barnabas Senecal