In a special edition of The Living Church Podcast, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams discusses his latest book, The Way of St. Benedict. He describes how he drew on decades of fascination with Bene... Read More...
Renie Choy’s recent book is an invaluable resource to anyone wondering how early medieval monks spent their time or understood their mission in the world.
St. Basil shows us why life in community is of greater advantage than life in solitary retirement.
By the 1940s St. John’s Abbey became a showpiece and a center for robust and engaging liturgical celebration.
Obedience is a choice to take responsibility for our life. An abbot keeps us accountable.
Monasticism was born, not out of the moral or governmental failures of a late Roman state, but (ironically) out of Christian political success.
The Benedictines have shown me another pattern of faithfulness: the pattern of committing to a place and a community and refusing to run away.