Apr 13 - Desert Father

Desert Father: A Journey in the Wilderness with Saint AnthonyToday we completed the mealtime reading of the Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei Quaerere ("Seeking the Face of God") on women's contemplative life issued by Pope Francis. Our new refectory reading is Desert Father: A Journey in the Wilderness with Saint Anthony by James Cowan.

from Rule of St. Benedict: Chapter 38. The Reader for the Week
Reading will always accompany the meals of the brothers.
References
Current Reading
Cowan, James. Desert Father: A Journey in the Wilderness with Saint Anthony. Boston: Shambhala, 2004.
Previous Reading
Pope Francis. Vultum Dei Quaerere. Rome, 2016.

Author: New Melleray

Tags: Desert Father, Apostolic Constitution, Vultum Dei Quaerere, Seeking the Face of God

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