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St. Bernard and Coming to the Fullness of Love

August 20, 2014 by  
Filed under Anthony Lilles, Contemplation, Prayer


(Memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church) St. Bernard built a way of life that flowed from Chapter 73 of the Rule of St. Benedict. In this final chapter, St. Benedict urges monks to learn the discipline of the Christian life he has presented because it is a good beginning, the minimum needed to make progress in a life devoted to Christ. Once one makes a good beginning,... Read More

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