Desert Fathers and Mothers

Desert Fathers and Mothers : for professed monastics/ religious
Reading together the lives of the spiritual teachers of the Egyptian Desert on prayer and the Christian monastic way of life

Fee: £120

arrive Sunday 7 October 2018

Classes Monday 8 October – Thursday 11 October 2018
10.30h – 16.30h

depart Friday 13 October

Tutor: Fr. Ephrem Carr, OSB, SEOL, STD

Text for Study

Participants are asked to bring their own copy of The Sayings of the Desert Fathers (Benedicta Ward SLG) for study.




The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (Penguin Classics) by Benedicta Ward SLG

On these four days members of different communities will be guided by Fr Ephrem in reading together the textsThe course is open to all interested students who are members of religious communities.

Men monastics may live in the monastery and women monastics in the House for Guests.

Classes will be in the Benedictine Institute
74 Castlebar Road, London W5 2DD
Meals will be eaten with the monastic community

Contact us by email: admin AT benedictine-institute DOT org

OR contact us
by post: 74, Castlebar Road, Ealing, London W5 2DD
by telephone: +44 (0) 20 8862 2156

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