Thoughts for Reflection from Benedictine & Monastic Authors

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October 20th - Monastic Identity

Those who embrace the monastic means as the determining elements in their behavior gradually acquire a new identity. This is something that grows from within. This monastic identity accompanies monks and nuns wherever they go, whatever they do.

From: Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict page 6
Michael Casey, OSCO