A Must Read: “Monasticism, Clericalism and the Priesthood of All Believers”

Monasticism is fundamentally a lay movement. Its great founders, like St. Benedict and St. Anthony of Egypt, were not priests, and did not envision communities of priests. The essence of monasticism is not clerical service—which is possible only for some—but a radically converted way of life, available to all.”

This is a MUST READ written by our friend Ben Mann and Father Nicholas, Abbot of HRMEnjoy!

http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Item/3277/monasticism_clericalism_and_the_priesthood_of_all_believers.aspx

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  1. ….just a quick note to say- I am excited about this blog!

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