April 14 – Reflections and Sermon

To mark the Sacred Triduum we have suspended our refectory reading of Exodus: The Book of Redemption by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. For Good Friday and Holy Saturday we are reading a Good Friday reflection by Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI followed by St. Bernard’s sermon for Wednesday in Holy Week titled “Of The Lord’s Passion.”

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

Reading will always accompany the meals of the brothers.

Current Reading

Bernard of Clairvaux. Sermons for Lent and the Easter Season. Vol. 52. Cistercian Fathers Series. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013.

Previous Reading

Sacks, Jonathan. Exodus, the Book of Redemption. Covenant and Conversation. New Milford, CT: Maggid Books & The Orthodox Union, 2010.