This year's Monastic Institute is focused on the meaning of monastic profession in our time. Monastic profession will be situated it in its historical origins and then be developed through the lens of our baptism into the pascal mystery of Christ. Obedience, conversatio, and stability will be explored in turn, using language of kenosis given in Philippians 2.
Because we live in a post-Auschwitz, post-Watergate, and consumerist and individualist society, each of these elements have to be understood in a fresh and provocative manner. We will strive to engage participants, professed religious and oblates in a variety of ways, for the sake of active processing and learning.
July 6 (Wednesday):
Entering into Kenosis: Relational Fidelity in Monastic Life
July 7 (Thursday):
Monastic Profession as a Way to Fullness in Christ
$50 nonrefundable. The remainder is fully refundable up to two weeks in advance of the Institute. Less than two weeks in advance of the Institute, 50 percent is refundable.