Thoughts While “Inside”

It is Wednesday, the feast of St. Anthony of Padua, and I’m already halfway through my visit at Corpus Christi Monastery. Of course, this won’t be posted until Monday at the earliest, as I am within the walls of the cloister and my internet connection is off (not that I mind). 🙂 I’ve had much […]

Contemplative Life

–Preface by Fr. Bede Jarrett, OP to “Dominican Contemplatives” by a Dominican of Carisbrooke (Burns & Oates, 1919). Contemplation is for all, but the contemplative life is only for a few.  Contemplation is in itself only one method of prayer, one way of getting into communication with God.  Instead of talking volubly or agitating our […]