A Monastic Vision for the 21st Century

Where Do We Go from Here?

edited by Patrick Hart, OCSO, ND Class of 1966 (Cistercian Publications)


A series of essays discussing the future of the monasticism life, which has been changed, adapted and renewed through the centuries.

“Monastic communities must devise new methods of outreach, new ways of sharing the fruits of their contemplation with the world around then,” writes Joan Chittister, OSB, one of several contributors to the book.

Other contributors include Lawrence Cunningham, a Notre Dame professor of theology; Kathleen Norris; Terrence Kardong, OSB; Michael Casey,OCSO; Bonnie Thurston; John Eudes Bamberger, OCSO; Mary Margaret Funk, OSB; Gail Fitzpatrick, OCSO; and Daniel Coughlin.

(January 2007)