Monastic Life/Rituals

Videos

Becoming Benedictine: A Brief History

What did you expect monastic life to be like when you first entered?

What is the role of the monk in the church?

Saint John's Abbey Vocation Story: Fr. Lew Grobe

The Benedictine Perspective Through Videography by Br. Simon-Hoa Phan

One Hundred Miles of Harmony by Fr. William Skudlarek & Ajahn Jotipalo

Not Just Talking About the Weather by Fr. William Skudlarek

Benedictine Living and Learning: Building Up the Community by Br. Aelred Senna

Lectio Divina: The Ancient Monastic Art of Praying with the Word by Br. David Paul Lange

Musings on Monastic Mergers by Sr. Michaela Hedican

Once a Johnnie, Always a Johnnie by Fr. Lew Grobe

The Benedictine Practice of Lectio Divina by Br. Lucian Lopez

Texts

Benedictine Bit: Benedictine Medal

Benedictine Bit: IOGD

The Reshaping of a Tradition by Sr. Ephrem Hollermann

The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

A Not-So-Unexciting Life Edited by Carmel Posa (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

Monastery Talks: At Home with Saint Benedict by Mark Scott (available in Quad 241 & Alcuin Library)

Prayer & Community: The Benedictine Tradition by Columba Stewart, Ch. 4-6 (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

Praying with Benedict by Korneel Vermeiren (available in Quad 241 & Alcuin Library)

Sacred Rhythms: The Monastic Way Every Day by Br. Francis de Sales Wagner (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

Beyond the Walls: Monastic Wisdom for Life by Paul Wilkes (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

Saint Benedict's Wisdom: Monastic Spirituality and the Life of the Church by Luigi Gioia (available in Quad 241 & Alcuin Library)

Prayer (photo courtesy of Saint John's Abbey)