"I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, in view of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now."
Our monastery has a big contingent of friends and benafactors who enjoy helping out around the monastery. This particular project, Our Lady's Garden, was a total volunteer effort (from idea to completed garden).
There are many ways of being a "partner in the gospel". Even getting one's hands dirty to bring glory to God by creating a new "prayer spot".