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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 ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 8
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell
These conferences, presented by Thomas Merton to the novices at the Abbey of Gethsemani in 1963-1964, focus mainly on the life and writings of his great Cistercian predecessor, St. Bernard of Clairvau ...
The Second Clairvaux Collection; Christmas through All Saints
Aelred of Rievaulx, Translated by Marie Anne Mayeski, Introduction by Domenico Pezzini
Aelred, abbot of the Yorkshire Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx from 1147 to 1167, wrote six spiritual treatises, seven historical treatises, and 182 liturgical sermons, most of which he delivered as chap ...
Isaac Of Stella, Translated by Hugh McCaffery, OCSO, with introduction by Bernard McGinn
Isaac of Stella was an English-born Cistercian who studied in the schools before entering monastic life and becoming abbot of Stella in 1147. His liturgical sermons inject a speculative philosophical ...
Bernard of Clairvaux; Translated by Irene Edmonds, Edited by Mark A. Scott, OCSO, Introduction by Wim Verbaal
On the anniversary of the dedication of the monastery church at Clairvaux, Saint Bernard spoke to the community to explain the meaning of the feast: "What sanctity can these stones have that we should ...
Its History and Forms of Life
Gert Melville; Translated by James D. Mixson; Foreword by Giles Constable
This book surveys the full panorama of ten centuries of Christian monastic life. It moves from the deserts of Egypt and the Frankish monasteries of early medieval Europe to the religious ruptures of t ...
Easter Meditations from the Vita Christi
Ludolph of Saxony; Translated by Milton T. Walsh
The Vita Christi, a spiritual classic of the fourteenth century by the Carthusian Ludolph of Saxony, was an early and extremely comprehensive book of meditations on the events recorded in the gospels. ...
A Short Breviary, Second Edition
Edited by Maxwell E. Johnson
2021 Catholic Media Association Award first place award in backlist beauty Benedictine Daily Prayer provides an everyday edition of the Divine Office for people who desire to pray with the church in ...
Gregory the Great; Translated by Brian Kerns, OCSO; Introduction by Mark
Gregory the Great was pope from 590 to 604, a time of great turmoil in Italy and in the western Roman Empire generally because of the barbarian invasions. Gregory's experience as prefect of the city o ...
Charles Cummings, OCSO
For three decades, Monastic Practices has been a valued resource for English-speaking aspirants to monastic life. In this revised edition, updated and expanded, Charles Cummings, OCSO, explores the co ...
William of Saint-Thierry, Arnold of Bonneval, and Geoffrey of Auxerre; Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Hilary Costello, OCSO
The First Life of Bernard of Clairvaux, traditionally known as the Vita Prima, originated to prepare the case for canonization of Bernard, first abbot of Clairvaux. The work was begun by William of Sa ...
Studies on William Of Saint-Thierry in Honor of E. Rozanne Elder
Edited by F. Tyler Sergent, Aage Rydstrøm-Poulsen, and Marsha L. Dutton; Foreword by Bernard McGinn; Afterword by John R. Sommerfeldt
William of Saint-Thierry (ca. 1080–1148) became abbot of the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Thierry in about 1119, holding that office for about sixteen years and writing a large number of works, some for ...
Palladius of Aspuna; Edited and Translated by John Wortley
Born in Galatia in the 360s, Palladius enrolled as a monk on the Mount of Olives in his early twenties. As a monk, he traveled to Alexandria, the desert of Nitria, the Cells, Palestine, Rome, and the ...
Dom André Louf (+2010) was abbot of the Trappist-Cistercian monastery of Mont-des-Cats in northern France from 1963 to 1997. This book brings together talks given to a variety of audiences in which he ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 7
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell; Preface by John Eudes Bamberger, OCSO
As master of novices for ten years (1955–1965) at the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky, Thomas Merton was responsible for the spiritual formation of young men preparing for monas ...