Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Brother James assists Father Laurence the Abbey archivist. Father Laurence in his nineties still goes to his work in the archives each morning.

A monk follows the common life in his monastery. The law of the common life is this: unity of spirit in the charity of God, the bond of peace in the mutual and unbroken love of all the brothers, communion in sharing all goods.
from the Constitutions of the Monks