Father Hewko left for a mission run late last night. There was no priest on site for the whole day, though he will return late tomorrow. This is the first time in my thirty days that this has occurred, where no priest is available at any time in the day.
While the cats are away, the mice will play. These seminarians, however, aren't mice. They held to the routine, and performed their duties well, as if the cats had never left. There was plenty to do around the seminary grounds, while the weather permits.
As Mrs. Pfeiffer said earlier today, "there always seems to be work to do around here."
She is absolutely right. The work never ends.