“The Eucharistic celebration is not only a commemoration of the Last Supper,” said Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, “but also its actualization for each believer who participates in it.”
This work has been read by Eastern monastics for centuries and it has much spiritual wisdom to impart to us today.
Our clergy cannot neglect the power of regular and prayerful fraternity.
Blessed Omelian Kovch, Blessed Klymentiy Sheptytsky, Venerable Andrey Sheptytsky and Servant of God Josyf Slipyj, pray for us!
In a time when it is difficult for the laity to find a solid example of what their baptismal calling entails, we look to the monks and nuns as the example par excellence.
The list of conference speakers includes Dom Alcuin Reid, Father Dwight Longenecker, Dr. Ralph Martin, Gregory DiPippo, Sam Guzman and several bishops
Monasteries uphold the domestic church, and the domestic church is illuminated by the monasteries.
If Catholics want marriages and the priesthood to be renewed, then we need a vigorous revival of monastic life.
“This kind of life has the glory of God as its only aim.”