Category: Monastic

Brother Maurus, run fast!

Maurus Rescues Placid from the Waters In Chapter VII of the Second Book of the Dialogues, Saint Gregory the Great recounts the most famous episode...

Festinate, for Crist luve

The Cross: A Way of Life Saint Aelred, the English 12th century abbot of Rievaulx, has long been a dear friend. “Our order”, he wrote,...

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...

The Holy Innocents: Feast of the Noviciate

Silverstream Priory’s Six Novices with their Father Zelator Yesterday, the feast of the Holy Innocents was, according to a Benedictine tradition, one of the feasts...