Thursday, October 25, 2007

Father Matthew on Desert Spirituality

Father Matthew has released another video--this one is on desert spirituality. Here is his description:

Here is a short piece from my recent journey to the diocese of Los Angeles’ clergy conference a few weeks ago. The desert drive had me thinking of the Christian hermits of the 4th and 5th centuries, whose contemplative and mystical tradition is a veritable gold mine of spiritual treasures.

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You can get an excellent introduction to the desert fathers and mothers in ABC Williams’ book, here:

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