Thoughts for Reflection from Benedictine & Monastic Authors

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October 17th - Relinquishing Priorities

From the very beginning the candidate to monastic life is asked to consent to a different world view, where previous priorities are turned upside down and a lifelong process of unlearning, learning, and relearning is initiated.

From: Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict, Page ix
Michael Casey, OCSO