Seventeen Centuries Of Monastic life.

In 269 a young Egyptian takes the advice that Jesus gives a rich man in the Gospel: "If you want to be perfect, sell everything you have ... Then come and follow me" (Matthew 19: 21-22). Antony distributes all his goods to the poor and will live as a hermit in the desert of Thebaid, on the eastern bank of the Nile.

Book Review: Sun Dancing – Geoffrey Moorhouse

Sun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery and How Celtic Spirituality Influenced the World Subject: Monastic and religious life--Middle Ages, Celts, Monastic and religious life, Middle Ages, Civilization, Skellig Michael (Monastery : Ireland). “As I climbed the path winding up to the ancient constructions near the top of the cliff, I sensed that I … Continue reading Book Review: Sun Dancing – Geoffrey Moorhouse

The Consuetudines of Guigo I

Translation in English from the Latin, Click below. The Consuetudine of Guigo I, 5th Prior of the Carthusian Order Guigues du Chastel Fifth prior of the Grande Chartreuse, legislator of the Carthusian Order and ascetical writer, born at Saint-Romain in Dauphiné in 1083; died 27 July, 1137. He became a monk of the Grande Chartreuse … Continue reading The Consuetudines of Guigo I

Sia Lodato Gesù Cristo – Sempre Sia Lodato

Sia Lodato Gesù Cristo - Sempre Sia Lodato Dal sorgere del sole al suo tramonto sia lodato il nome del Signore Deus Tecum cari fratelli e sorelle, Con questa acclamazione di fede, fino agli anni Cinquanta del secolo scorso, i cristiani erano esortati a salutare il sacerdote lungo la strada. Non si tratta di un’acclamazione … Continue reading Sia Lodato Gesù Cristo – Sempre Sia Lodato

Rinnovare la nostra vita in questa quaresima

NB: In questa occasione ho dovuto user una Bibbia Calvinista, ero sul treno quando mi e venuto in mente questo blog, chiedendo per una bibbia sul treno in Inghilterra non e una cosa facile, solo un Calvinista (Protestante) ha potato prestarmi una Bibbia. Grazie al Signor Hamish MacUspaig oriundo da Balivanich Benbecula Scozzia.  La versione di Bibbia … Continue reading Rinnovare la nostra vita in questa quaresima

Jesus The Word of God made Flesh: Envelop and Mirror the Word.

Over the next few days we will encounter the Word of God in many ways, I would like you to hear the voice of the Word, to encounter its face, to be at ease with the Word and to proceed forward with that Word in your heart.  One of the abhorrent aspects of our modern … Continue reading Jesus The Word of God made Flesh: Envelop and Mirror the Word.