Saturday, November 02, 2013
Thus formed according to the mind of his Father, in hominem perfectum, a complete man (Colossians I, 28,) the Benedictine has responded to the call of God in his vocation, to live out his days in the service of things divine, corda et corpora, with heart and body working together in harmony, for He hath established in me the order of Charity (Canticles II, 4.)
The Monastic Day comes to its end in the evening with Community Rosary, the prayer hours of Vespers and Compline at sunset. The monk retires at 8pm.
Source: Text origanally appeared in The Angelus magazine, April 2008