June 26 – The Road to Character

The Road to Character by David Brooks On Monday the community completed the mealtime reading of Flowers in the Desert: A Spirituality of the Bible by Demetrius Dumm. Our new refectory book will be The Road to Character by David Brooks.

Prior to beginning the new book we are reading several articles from the Spring 2017 edition of Catholic Rural Life : Eating is a Moral Act – Restoring Right Relationships with Food and Land. Catholic Rural Life Spring 2017

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

Reading will always accompany the meals of the brothers.

Current Reading
Brooks, David. The Road to Character. New York: Random House, 2015.
Previous Reading
Dumm, Demetrius. Flowers in the Desert: A Spirituality of the Bible. New York: Paulist Press, 1987.