Thursday, July 06, 2017

A Two-Tier Spirituality?

CWR: Spiritual direction and the role of the laity by Russell Shaw

In the writings of Saint Teresa of Avila we have a glimpse of the two-tier spirituality that has been taken for granted by most spiritual writers for a long time. It might be put like this: The goal for priests and religious is to be holy, the goal for lay people is to be good.

Comments on the Ravenna Document by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

Sunday, July 02, 2017

CWR: Why did Robert Cardinal Sarah decide to devote a book to silence?

The Introduction to Cardinal Sarah’s The Power of Silence, by French journalist Nicolas Diat, reveals the book could never have existed without a young French monk who was paralyzed and unable to speak—and yet formed a deep and abiding friendship born in silence, that grew in silence, and continues to exist in silence.

"Saints and Orthodoxy"

Great Prokeimenon: "Who Is So Great a God?"

Tone 7

Tone 7

St. Vladimir's Seminary Press