A benedictine spirituality course reflection as i drove from my home in bowling green, kentucky, to nashville, tennessee, to catch my plane, darkness surrounded me. A retreat at the prince of peace abbey in oceanside, ca is a blessing these thoughts on their benedictine spirituality will help you prepare for a retreat. Pope john paul ii distinguished speaker series the benedictine college st martin center is proud to bring today’s top catholic speakers to the bc community. The chapel in alton abbey, hampshire, one of the benedictine abbeys in the church of england patrick comerford it could be said that anglican spirituality has its roots in the benedictine. The terms order of saint benedict and benedictine order are, however, also used to refer to all benedictine communities collectively. Spirituality there is no single and widely-agreed definition of spirituality but social scientists have defined spirituality as the search for the sacred. Posts about benedictine spirituality written by thevalueofsparrows from meeting christ in his mysteries yet it is not to be understood that the father was ever angry toward him.
When st benedict of nursia wrote a rule for the monks of his monastery in sixth century italy, he was trying to encourage those who would seek god together in community 1500 years later. Turn away from evil and do good let peace be your quest and aim over the archway of medieval monasteries were commonly carved the words. About the rule of saint benedict by sr the rule of st benedict survives today as a masterpiece of spiritual wisdom the roots of benedictine spirituality are. Benedictine spirituality, anglican spiritual traditions at trinity parish church, seattle scripture, tradition, reason. Benedictine spirituality offers an important voice in our world today part 2 of 3 in this introduction explores the disciplines of prayer and community.
Ask a catholic benedictine sister for her wisdom, and she’s likely to tell you a story why because wisdom comes through listening and being. Shaped by the rule of st benedict (c 540), benedictine spirituality is essentially monastic it focuses on the desire to seek god under the guidance of an abbot the abbot was originally.
Benedictine prayer and spirituality this phrase from the prologue to the rule is a good way to summarize the goal of benedictine spirituality and prayer. Our spirituality center and studium are helpful for expanding benedictine spirituality learn more about how you can join us for study and work.
Mark your calendar now for a weekend experience to refocus in the midst of life's changes with a mid-life/long-life retreat for personal and spiritual growth for adults. Attend ora et labora: benedictine spirituality in everyday life at 9:30 am on sundays during february 2017 everyone is welcome there is no charge. Posts about benedictine spirituality written by fr brendan.
This session will assist children to identify saint benedict, and benedictine spirituality and their significance in the child's life and spiritual growth. Posts about benedictine spirituality written by jodi blazek gehr soulfully you. The benedictine center is a place for spiritual guidance and retreats in the twin cities area. Benedictine center for spirituality offers an oasis in the city it is a place to be apart, to enjoy the peace of a monastic atmosphere and the warmth of benedictine community at saint. What can we learn about balance from a sixth century monk this gathering of excerpts, quotes and essays on benedictine spirituality points to ways practicing benedict's rule can lead to an. Learn about our community through the pillars below community it is a lifestyle of leaming to relate and respond to god through events and people one encounters in daily life. Saint vincent archabbey seeks to encourage those young men who benedictine spirituality but he also prescribes times for spiritual matters such as communal.