Posts Tagged ‘monasticism’

Lockdown destroys nuns’ business

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Not even those living a monastic life are immune to the effects of coronavirus. The Carmelite sisters may live in a “permanent sort of lockdown” but the Covid-19 pandemic has reached behind the monastery’s high concrete wall to impact their daily life. “We are very much in the same boat as everyone else right now Read more

Anglican head to live with young people in monastic community

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury is starting a new community of young people who will live with him in a monastic lifestyle at Lambeth Palace. The Tablet reported that the 16 young people, who are yet to be selected, with study, live and pray at the London palace from September, 2015. To be known as the Read more

Monasticism, clericalism, and the priesthood of the baptised

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The essence of monasticism is not clerical service—which is possible only for some—but a radically converted way of life, available to all. “In the church, the [consecrated] religious are called to be prophets in particular by demonstrating how Jesus lived on this earth, and to proclaim how the kingdom of God will be in its Read more