Vocations
  • RIP - Fr Denis Collins ocso

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    Fr Denis Collins ocso

    of this community who died on

    Saturday, 14th...

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  • Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso - RIP

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    Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso

    of this community who died

    on...

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  • ​Holy Week and Easter at Mount Melleray Abbey

    Holy Week and Easter at Mount Melleray Abbey

    Sunday 25 March

    Palm Sunday of the Passion of...

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  • Reading List

    The following books are standard works on the Monastic life and are readily available from most bookshops.

    1.  The Cistercian Way Andre Louf OCSO

    2.  On being a Contemplative - Ignatius de Pont 
    3.  Seeking God. - Esther de Waal
    4. The Cistercians: The Way of Simplicity - Esther de Waal
    5. The Rule of St Benedict Many translations available.6.  Living with Contradiction - Esther de Waal
    7.  Searching for God - Basil Hume OSB
    8.   The Rule of St Benedict - Insights for the ages - Joan Chittister
    9. The Path of Life - Cyprian Smith OSB
    10. The Call of Silent Love DLT - Carthusian Novice Series

    On prayer  the following may be useful:

    1.  Beginning to Pray - Anthony Bloom
    2.  Meditations on a theme - Anthony Bloom
    3.  Towards God - Michael Casey OCSO 
    4.  Prayer  Vols 1 & 2 - Simon Tugwell OP
    5.  How to Pray - Andre Louf OCSO 
    6.  Personal Prayer According   to the Monastic Tradition - Columban Heaney OCSO

    The Bible

    The basis of all prayer is Scripture.  There are many daily guides to Bible Study available.  Barclay's Daily Bible Study or
    6 Weeks with the Bible series by Loyola Press are both recommended for those unfamiliar with praying the scriptures.

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  • 16. 04. 18 - RIP - Fr Denis Collins ocso
  • 05. 04. 18 - Fr Bonaventure Cumiskey ocso - RIP
  • 27. 03. 18 - ​Holy Week and Easter at Mount...
  • 02. 03. 18 - ​Mount Melleray in the Snow
  • 10. 02. 18 - Fr Bonaventure Celebrates 70 years...
  • 04. 11. 17 - ​Inauguration of the New Abbot
  • 11. 08. 17 - ​New Abbot Elected
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