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Monastic Monday: Monastic Vows/Practices Part 2: Chastity

I know you might be thinking to yourself, what is this guy going to tell me about chastity, he is married and has a kid.  So obviously he sucks at chastity.  Well my answer is that you (person I made … Continue reading

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Monastic Monday: Mercy for Dummies (and Jerks)

As announced last Monday, there is a guest post from Sarah Carey.  You can find out a little bit more about Sarah here (from last week’s Monastic Monday post).  You can also find out more about Sarah and her time in … Continue reading

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Monastic Monday: The Liturgy of the Hours

Cloistered monastics usually hold to the Liturgy of the Hours, seven prayer services practiced in a monastery.  The Hours were developed by St. Benedict of Nursia, who took the form from John Cassian’s writings, on the practices of the Desert … Continue reading

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Monastic Monday: Saint Benedict’s First Monastery

Story: Sometime after St. Benedict put away the temptations of the flesh, the knowledge of his virtue grew in the region of Subiaco.  At one point a group of monks from a nearby monastery approached Benedict.  Their abbot had recently … Continue reading

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