Category Archives: Monastic

Further Thoughts on St. Dominic and the Order of Preachers

My monastic journey started some years ago, while I was completing my senior year in college.  I started reading the Rule of St. Benedict and looking at traditional (first order) monasticism.  While still being unsure about how to go about this … Continue reading

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Mutual Blessings

Well I got to get some blessings and give some blessings, thus the title Mutual Blessings. I meet some guys tonight. They are biking from Indiana to Tennessee. I saw one of the guys while I was on my way … Continue reading

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General Update

Well it has been awhile since I posted something so I think that I should post something.  Sorry, I am not a very interesting person so because of that the blog cannot be updated a lot because nothing is going … Continue reading

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The Desert Fathers on Quiet

There is not as many fathers that talk about quietness as there were on perfection.  That maybe because of the book or it maybe because not as many emphasized it as much.  Arsenius had a lot to say about it.  … Continue reading

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The Desert Fathers on Perfection

Many of the Fathers split their teaching on progressing in perfection and on how to please God in two three things that their followers should do. Anthony says “wherever you go, keep God in mind; whatever you do, follow the … Continue reading

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