Category: Monastic

All our discontent comes from self–will

Mother Mectilde’s letters of direction to the Countess de Châteauvieux are being translated by an Oblate of Silverstream Priory. We look forward eagerly to their...

A Benedictine Litany of Humility

On Chapter VII of the Holy Rule Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy...

In the School of the Saints

Saint Teresa: La Madre Saint Teresa of Jesus, mystic, teacher of prayer, reformer, and Doctor of the Church, has, without any doubt, set the benchmark...

O Doctor Mellifluus

Inflamed With Zeal The liturgy describes Saint Bernard as a man all ablaze with zeal for the house of the Lord. The little phrase, “inflamed...