The external witness of vowed religious — habits, cloister, the Opus Dei (the daily round of psalms, hymns, and collects recited in chapel) — are the first things Christians notice about the monastics among them. But, of course, that is not the whole story of the charism and fruit of the religious life
Why have so many religious communities determined that the distinctive separation of religious men and women from the laity is a problem to be erased?
Part two of 'Obedience the Remedy'
To practice the habit of loving God entails recognizing the secular liturgies that purport to be a way to love.
Is prayer book revision a rational response to a current encounter? Or could this perhaps represent a more habitual response?