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June 2013

The Gatekeeper

The Benedictine Value of Conversatio Morum

When we make the monastic profession, we make three promises. Our promises are Stability, Obedience, and Fidelity to the Monastic Way of Life, which, in the original Latin in which Benedict wrote the rule, was Conversatio Morum.

Benedictine Bookends: What a Monastic Reads!

Sometime just before Lent one of my sisters in the community stated she needed to get a book for her Bona Opera.