July 5 - St Bernard Three Course Banquet

The community completed the mealtime reading of The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope by Austen Ivereigh. Our new refectory book is Saint Bernard's Three-Course Banquet: Humility, Charity, and Contemplation in the de Gradibus by Bernard Bonowitz, O.C.S.O.

from Rule of St. Benedict: Chapter 38. The Reader for the Week

Reading will always accompany the meals of the brothers.

 

References

New Book

Bonowitz, Bernard. Saint Bernard's Three-Course Banquet: Humility, Charity, and Contemplation in the de Gradibus. Monastic Wisdom Series Vol. 39, Trappist, KY: Cistercian Publications, 2013.

Previous Book

Ivereigh, Austen. The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2014.

Author: New Melleray

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