Resources - Benedictine Spirituality

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The Rule of St. Benedict in English   Editor, Timothy Fry, OSB, Liturgical Press (1982) Read The Rule          http://saintjohnsabbey.org/rule Daily Readings of The Rule     http://archive.osb.org/rb/show.asp?mode=today  Esther de...

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Merton On Humility

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On Humility - Quotes by Thomas Merton “The first degree of humility (Rule of Benedict) consists “in fleeing forgetfulness entirely.” We know in theory the great truths of the faith. We know that God is our Creator and that He has created us only for Himself. We know that we...

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Personal Prayer

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PERSONAL PRAYER Personal prayer is the private conversation you have with God when you are able to find a peaceful place to quiet your mind and offer yourself to God.         In the Gospel it is written: “When you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray...

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