Father Bernard McCoy is a monk who heads up an extremely lucrative business selling printing supplies from his Wisconsin abbey. I kid you not. Lasermonks was founded in 2001 by a team of enterprising monks, and follows in the tradition of monastic business endeavors, uniquely blending philanthropy, spirituality, and enterprise to support a life of prayer and charitable service.
"Yes, we really are monks," says McCoy. "We really do pray and help others. Hundreds of years ago, monks survived by baking bread, making wine, or copying manuscripts. We survive by selling ink and toner supplies online, at huge discounts."
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