Category: Monastic

A Monastic Short Story

Death and Resurrection at Winkworth Abbey Disclaimer: The following short story, “Death and Resurrection at Winkworth Abbey”, while based on real events in various places...

Vestition of Dr Ricardo García–Lopez

Silverstream Priory’s Novices: left to right: Br Hildebrand Houser, Br Thomas Aquinas Borders, Br Lucas García–Lopez, Br Chrysostom Gryniewicz, Br John Baptist DeCant Dr Ricardo...

The Great Feast of Vocation

Call and Response Not a week goes by when one or another of us here does not meet or correspond with men who are considering...

Men perpetually besieging the Divine Mercy

Pope Pius XI’s Apostolic Constitution, Umbratilem, of 8 July 1924, remains, not only for the Carthusians to whom it was addressed, but for all monks...

A Grace Recalled

A Grace Recalled: Reflections on my Vestition and the Liturgical Providence of God Brother Thomas Aquinas M. Borders I received the habit of our Holy...