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A Commentary on Chapters 4-7 of Benedict's Rule
Aquinata Böckmann, OSB; Translated by Marianne Burkhard, OSB, and Andrea Westkamp, OSB; Edited by Marianne Burkhard, OSB
In a new volume of her exegetical commentary, Sr. Aquinata Böckmann explores chapters 4-7 of the Rule of St. Benedict. They contain Benedict's instruction of how to learn and live the spiritual art of ...
Wisdom for the Next Stage of Life
Christine M. Fletcher
Saint Benedict for Boomers is based on the idea that no one can retire from being a Christian; we are to love God and our neighbor throughout our life. And it recognizes that aging presents us with ch ...
Spirituality for Our Times; A Conversation
David Steindl-Rast and Anselm Grün; Edited by Johannes Kaup; Translated by Linda M. Maloney; Foreword by Martin E. Marty
A personal, surprising, and heart-warming book wherein two spiritual masters of our time advance the central questions of life and faith."Brother David Steindl-Rast and Father Anselm Grün are figures ...
A Short Breviary, Second Edition
Edited by Maxwell E. Johnson
Benedictine Daily Prayer provides an everyday edition of the Divine Office for people who desire to pray with the church in a simple manner. Based on fifteen hundred years of liturgical prayer within ...
College and University; From the Beginnings to the Present Day
Abbot Pius EngelbertTranslated by Henry O'Shea, OSB
Sant'Anselmo in Rome was founded in 1888 by Pope Leo XIII for the training of Benedictines from all over the world in philosophy and theology. To this day, Sant'Anselmo is characterized by the interpl ...
A Commentary on the Prologue and Chapters 1-3 of Benedict's Rule
Sr. Aquinata BöckmannTranslated by Matilda Handl and Marianne BurkhardEdited by Marianne Burkhard
This new book by Sister Aquinata Böckmann discusses the Prologue and chapters 1, 2, and 3 of the Rule of St. Benedict. In a lectio regulae she plumbs the depths of Benedict's vision. Listen, the first ...
Four Studies in the Monastic Tradition
Does humility have a place in contemporary life? Were Enlightenment thinkers wrong to reject humility as a "monkish virtue" (Hume) arising from a "slave morality" (Nietzsche)? Australian theologian Ja ...
Margaret Malone, SGS; Foreword by Michael Casey, OCSO
"How should we live in this house of God? We know that the way a building is shaped also helps in determining the way those within it live and relate. We are indeed formed by what we form. Qualities s ...
Reflections on the Fourth Chapter of Benedict's Rule
There is more in Benedict's Rule than meets the eye. Based on the rules of life of John Cassian and Saint Basil, Benedict invites us to go further back to the scriptural basis of all Christian and mon ...
The Benedictine Oblate Way of Life
Roberta Werner, OSB
Reaching for God is a compendium of Benedictine life and prayer for oblates. It brings together in one volume the essence of Benedictine spirituality-its history, its relevance through the ages and in ...
John Michael Talbot
Blessings of St. Benedict is a devotional that brings the Rule of St. Benedict to all people of every state of life. In these brief and accessible reflections on this ancient monastic rule, John Micha ...
A Year with Saint Benedict
Joan Chittister, OSB
Very little in this world stays fresh and life-giving for 1,500 years. But when that happens we should ask ourselves why and what that had to do with us. In this book, The Radical Christian Life: ...
Meeting God in Everyday Life
Mary Reuter, OSB
Mary Reuter recalls how as a child taking piano lessons she often skipped practicing scales and thought her teacher would not notice. Reuter admits she never did advance to the level of a skilled pian ...
Monastic Steps for Everyday Life
Abbot Christopher Jamison
In Finding Sanctuary Abbot Christopher Jamison, host of the BBC television series The Monastery, suggests the teachings of St. Benedict are a tool for everyday life—for those who are religious and for ...
Monastic Steps for a Fulfilling Life
Abbot Christopher Jamison
Why is "being happy" such an imperative in our world today? What is the meaning of happiness? In this book Abbot Christopher Jamison turns to monastic wisdom for answers. He explains that, in essence, ...