Tag Archives: Nuns

Monastic Monday: Monastic Vows/Practices Part 6: Prayer

I have previously talked about the Liturgy of the Hours (you can find that post here), but in this post I want to talk about prayer more generally.  All monks and nuns pray.  It is the most important thing that … Continue reading

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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: Coming Soon – Guest Post

Hey everyone, A post is coming, I have not forgot about the monastic fans for today.  I have asked a friend of mine, Sarah Carey, to share some of her thoughts about mercy and monasticism with us today. Sarah is … 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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