• ​Safeguarding Review

    Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church

    Over the coming month the five monasteries of...

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  • Stations of the Cross

    Our resident organist here in Mount Melleray, Susan has painted an original portrayal of The...

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  • Change to Mass Time.

    From Sunday, 8th June 2014, Sunday Morning Mass will be at the earlier time of 10.30am

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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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