In these pages you will find talks given to the monks of Assumption Abbey, Richardton, ND. The talks herein will be of interest to one who is a more earnest seeker of things relative to contemporary Benedictine monastic life.
Monastic life has been a mainstay in the Catholic Church since the mid-
Many of the talks contain more than one presentation. So these pages are not for
the reader who only wants to read headlines. It is the hope that the reader will
find on this web-
While the life of a monk is different from the average person, there are a great many things shared common. Monastic spirituality is from the spirituality of the Church. Things like community, prayer is common and private prayer, silence, obedience, chastity are all found within the Church. Monks live them within the monastic framework and give them a certain flavor. But all in the Church will find monastic topics relevant to their lives.
May God’s blessings be upon you.
Assumption Abbey is a community of 44 Benedictine monks located on the high plains of southwest North Dakota.
Assumption Abbey, along with the discipline of Monastic Life, has a tradition of
doing pastoral and teaching work. Wherever the monks live and work, the monastic
values are always operative. In each situation, the monk is always centered on Christ
and is always faithful. We invite you to consider becoming a Benedictine priest
or brother. Contact by one of these means: email@example.com, or write
us at Assumption Abbey, PO Box A, Richardton, ND 58652, or call us at 701-