Monks Fruitcake

Brother Joe Manning, a Franciscan friar; Father Cyprian Harrison, a Trappist monk; and Kristin Nash, a bakery employee, begin wrapping fruitcakes. Each cake is hand-wrapped in plastic wrap, then placed on a griddle to seal. “It’s like shrink wrap,” Manning said. “Monk style.” RNS photo by Kellie Kotraba.