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.
Results from Tag: 'monasticism'
If Catholics want marriages and the priesthood to be renewed, then we need a vigorous revival of monastic life.
Abbot ponders the challenge of modern monastic vocations.
The spiritual benefit of visiting an Eastern Catholic monastery like Duchovny Dom is incalculable.
Monastery set in the hills near St. Benedict’s birthplace focuses on wisdom that is ‘always new.’
COMMENTARY: Our families and parishes can become ‘domestic monasteries,’ where we live simply and consciously nurture the faith — and so take refuge from the encroaching deluge of societal breakdown.
COMMENTARY: The life of St. Anthony of the Desert illustrates the great Christian paradox that God magnifies his glory not by diminishing his creatures, but by exalting them.