Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “monastery”

Benedictine Stability: They Shall Not Be Moved

In their weakness and poverty, the spiritual wealth of the Norcia Benedictines manifests

Posted October 30th, 2016

Norcia In Agony

Latest earthquakes cause even more catastrophic damage

Posted October 28th, 2016

Norcia Update

Sunday with the monks and the Tipi Loschi

Posted September 4th, 2016

The Ben Op Chesterton

GKC was a Benedict Option guy long before his time

Posted April 22nd, 2016

The Old Donkey in the Empire’s Ruins

Here’s hope: The Benedict Option is well under way in San Benedetto del Tronto

Posted March 1st, 2016

In Norcia, At Last

A refuge of peace in the mountains of Umbria

Posted February 24th, 2016

Ben Op in Colorado Springs

Evangelicals asking if their tradition will be enough to sustain them in post-Christian America

Posted October 31st, 2015

View From Your Table

Monti Sibillini National Park, Norcia, Umbria, Italy

Posted March 15th, 2015

Thinking, and the Big Divide

On learning to be and to see, despite the dragonish validity of modernity

Posted January 28th, 2015

What I’m Grateful for this Advent

My Orthodox mission church in Louisiana, and the Benedictine monastery in Norcia

Posted December 18th, 2014

Marilynne Robinson on Fear

The novelist says we are afraid to say what we really think about the sacred

Posted October 16th, 2014

‘What We Need Are Men Like St. Benedict’

A short documentary about the Benedictine monks of Norcia

Posted October 12th, 2014

Inside The Jesus Cage

Casey N. Cep on a community of Poor Clares, cloistered nuns who …

Posted March 8th, 2014

Serbs Suffer, World Doesn’t Care

Life just keeps getting better and better for the peaceable Serbian Orthodox …

Posted January 5th, 2013

Israeli Settlers Attack Monastery

 From Haaretz: The Catholic Church condemned the so-called “price-tag” attack against a Christian monastery …

Posted September 5th, 2012

Well, He Certainly Isn’t Silent Any Longer

Last month I wrote about a young man who had been to …

Posted August 20th, 2012

Islamists Set to Destroy Ancient Monastery

So much for the human face of Islamism we’re getting from Turkey’s …

Posted July 16th, 2012