Sacred Rhythms: How Monastic Spirituality Can Nurture Your Walk with God

Would you like to learn more about the beautiful spirituality of Christian monks and nuns?Are you drawn to the silence, the chanted liturgy, the ongoing commitment to prayer and compassion, the simple life where both manual labor and spiritual study are valued and celebrated?Here is a book which distills the best elements and characteristics of the monastic way into a useful and informative overview of this ancient, yet still relevant, way of life.Forget about Rod Dreher — here is a b … [Read more...]

Why I Still Recommend Verbum Software for Catholics… and for all Contemplatives

Two years ago this week, I wrote a glowing review of a Bible Software program called Verbum. Click here to read that review. Among other things, I said... I use Verbum every day. I repeat: every day. It’s not perfect, but it’s far and away the best Bible software I’ve ever come across. Twenty-four months later, and I'm still using this software every day.Not only do I consider Verbum an essential tool for my work as a Catholic writer, speaker, and catechist, but as a student of the contemp … [Read more...]