The American Benedictine Academy

Convention 2004


Monastic Culture:
Revitalizing the Life of
the Mind and the Spirit



College of Saint Benedict

Hosted by
Saint Benedict's Monastery
St. Joseph, Minnesota

Table of Contents

     Rosemary Rader, OSB

Tales from the Monastery I
     Kathleen Norris, OblSB

Tales from the Monastery II
     Benet Tvedten, OSB

Maintaining the Tradition of Benedictine Scholarship and Love of Learning
     Shawn Carruth, OSB

Reading as a Way of Life
     Terrence Kardong, OSB

Benedictinism, Non-Violence, and the Rule
     Rene McGraw, OSB

Monastic Charism of Peacemaking Past and Present: Movement from Fear to Love
     Anne McCarthy, OSB

A Survey of Monastic Architecture with Five Challenges for Building and Renovating Churches in the Twenty-first Century
     Michael E Komechak, OSB

Scripture: The Basis of Benedictine Spirituality
     Irene Nowell, OSB

Panel Presentation: Meeting, Practice, and Memory: What Monastic Interreligious Dialogue Contributes to Monastic Culture
     Patrick Henry PhD and William Skudlarek, OSB

Presidential Address
     Richard Oliver, OSB

Junior Essay Winner: "Hibernus" Monks in a German-Speaking American Monastery, 1854-1952
     Novice Arthur Sealy, OSB


2004 Convention Program
The American Benedictine Academy | The Order of Saint Benedict



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