To appreciate and to care lovingly for all the goods of this place.
"Regard all utensils as if they were the sacred vessels of the altar."  R.B. 31


Happiness: Benedictine Style by Sr. Michaela Hedican and Br. David Paul Lange

The Land, the Forest, and the Place of Agriculture at Saint John's by Tom Kroll

From Ancient Fire to a Humane Future by Richard Bresnahan

The Nature of Saint John's by Larry Haeg & Jenny Kutter

Lake Sagatagan: A Lake of Saint John's Abbey Arboretum


Rule of Benedict, Chapter 31

Benedictine Living: Reflections for Prayer and Meditation by Kate Ritger, Ch. 2 (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

Radical Hospitality by Lonni Collins Pratt & Fr. Daniel Homan, Ch. 6 (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

The Rule of Benedict: A Spirituality for the 21st Century by Joan Chittister, Ch. 31 (available in Quad 241 & Alcuin Library)