Monastic Literature

The shelves devoted to monastic literature anchor all the other selections found in our store; it is, after all, the life and work of the monks of this particular community that is our reason for being. Whether you are looking for a specific title, a monastic author or simply awaiting the inspiration of the moment, visit these shelves to deepen your own christian journey.

Significant Authors & Titles

  • The Rule of St. Benedict, various translations and commentators
  • John Cassian: Institutes and Conferences
  • Evagrius Ponticus
  • Jean Leclercq: The Love of Learning and the Desire for God
  • Dom Columba Marmion: Christ the Ideal of the Monk
  • Thomas Merton
  • Esther de Waal