Category: Blessed Columba Marmion

Reprove, entreat, rebuke (II:5)

13 Jan. 14 May. 13 Sept. For the Abbot in his doctrine ought always to observe the bidding of the Apostle, wherein he says: “Reprove,...

All goodness and holiness (II:3)

11 Jan. 12 May. 11 Sept. Therefore, when anyone receiveth the name of Abbot, he ought to govern his disciples by a two-fold teaching: that...

Devotion to the prayer of the Church

Among the souls guided by Blessed Columba Marmion was Mère Marie–Joseph van Aerden of the Carmel of Louvain. The correspondence between Dom Marmion and Mère...

Blessed Columba Marmion

A Great Irish Benedictine Today is the feast of a great Irish saint! Born and educated in Dublin, Joseph Marmion served as a curate in...

Chapter II: Abba, Father!

CHAPTER II. What kind of man the Abbot ought to be 9 Jan. 10 May. 9 Sept. An Abbot who is worthy to rule over...