Benedictine Resources

Sister Laura Swan, the former Prioress of St. Placid, where I am an Oblate, was interviewed on our local public radio station, you can find the link here.

Sr. Laura has written several books on Benedictine tradition worth checking out:

The Forgotten Desert Mothers: Sayings, Lives, and Stories of Early Christian Women

Engaging Benedict: What The Rule Can Teach Us Today

The Benedictine Tradition (Spirituality in History)

I am off for a few days of creative inspiration.  I will still have posts each day this week and should have email access as well but I may be a bit slower than usual in responding or approving those comments that get sent to my moderation folder.

-Christine Valters Paintner @ Abbey of the Arts

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