Monthly Archives: October 2016

Gloria Cartusiæ

October 6 is the feast of St. Bruno of Cologne, founder of the Carthusian Order. The Carthusians are famous as by far the most austere Western monastic order. Their motto is Stat crux dum volvitur orbis (“The Cross is steady … Continue reading

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Carmina Angelorum

In my last post I mentioned that my family sings chant as part of our everyday prayer, specifically grace before meals. It’s not the only bit of chant I’ve incorporated into the daily round; we also sing the prayer to … Continue reading

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