Recommended Reading

Old Bible

Monastic Literature

Christ the Ideal of the Monk
Blessed Columba Marmion, OSB, McC Publishing, Ridgefield, CT

A Life Pleasing to God - The Spiritualaity of the Rules of Saint Basil
Augustine Holmes, OSB, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

Seeking God
Esther de Waal, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

A Life-Giving Way
Esther de Waal, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

Living With Contradiction
Esther de Waal, Morehouse Publishing, Harrisburg, PA

Perspectives on the Rule of Saint Benedict
Aquinata Bockmann, OSB, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

Around the Monastic Table
Aquinata Bockmann, OSB, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

Strangers to the City
Michael Casey, OCSO, Paraclete Press, Brewster, MA

An Unexciting Life
Michael Casey, OCSO, St. Bede's Publications, Petersham, MA

Introducing Benedict's Rule
Michael Casey & David Tomlins, EOS Verlag Erzabtai St. Ottilien, Germany

The Monastic Journey
Thomas Merton, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

The Life and Miracles of Saint Benedict
Pope Saint Gregory the Great, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

Essential Monastic Wisdom
Hugh Feiss, OSB, Harper Collins, NY

Holy Work, Towards a Benedictine Theology of Manual Labor
Rembert Sorg, OSB, Source Books, Santa Anna, CA

The Rule Of Saint Benedict, ADoctrinal and Spiritual Commentary
Adalbert de Vogüé, OSB, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

Reading Saint Benedict, reflections on the Rule
Adalbert de Vogüé, OSB, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

Lovers of the Place
Francis Kline, OCSO, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

Liturgy

The Spirit of the Liturgy
Romano Guardini, Herder & Herder, NY

The Spirit of the Liturgy
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA

Christ in His Mysteries
Blessed Columba Marmion, OSB, Zaccheus Press, Bethesda, MD

The Lamb's Supper, The Mass as Heaven on Earth
Scott Hahn, Doubleday, NY

What Happens at Mass
Jeremy Driscoll, OSB, LTP Gracewing, Chicago, IL

The Wellspring of Worship
Jean Corbon, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA

A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist
Abbot Vonier, OSB, Zaccheus Press, Bethesda, MD

Prayer & Spirituality

Christ, The Life of the Soul
Blessed Columba Marmion, OSB, Zaccheus Press, Bethesda, MD

The Lord
Romano Guardini, Regenery Publishing, Washington, D.C.

Sacred Reading
Michael Casey, OCSO, Liguori/Triumph, Liguori, MO

Living in the Truth
Michael Casey, OCSO, Liguori/Triumph, Liguori, MO

Toward God, The Ancient Wisdom of Western Prayer
Michael Casey, OCSO, Liguori/Triumph, Liguori, MO

Praying With Benedict
Korneel Vermeiren, OCSO, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God
Jean Leclercq, OSB, Fordham University Press, NY

On Contemplating God - Prayer - Meditations
William of St Thierry, Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI

In Silence With God
Benedict Baur, OSB, Scepter Publishers, Princeton, NJ

The Hermitage Within, The Spirituality of the Desert
By a Monk, Paulist Press, NY

The Inner Search
Hubert van Zeller, OSB, Roman Catholic Books,Fort Collins, CO

The Wound of Love, A Cathusian Miscellany
Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, MI