This page contains a series of reflections on aspects of Benedictine spirituality and prayer, but other subjects may also be covered, depending upon inspiration! Subscribers to stbenedict.co.uk will receive a notification when new reflections are added - click here to subscribe:
Latest reflection, added 2 July 2021:
A reflection on 'The Tools of Good Works' - Chapter 4 of the Rule of St Benedict.
'The Good Judge' - a re-telling of the passion of Christ, to encourage us to look at it with fresh eyes, and explore the meaning of his redemptive death:
'Calming the Storm' - a reflection on Mark 4:35, and the need for continual prayer:
St Benedict and the Cruciform Life
'Wonderful and Unsettling' - how lectio divina works changes in us.
Advent 2019: Go beyond the mind that you have...
Article about the connection between the Turin Shroud and Buckfast Abbey chapel window.
The Art of Holy Week
St Paul and the Fruit of the Spirit
Can stained glass help us to understand the nature of the Eucharist, and what it call us to be?
Suffering and faith in
'The Brothers Karamazov'.
The second of of three reflections on 'The Brothers Karamazov', this looks at the famous story of 'The Grand Inquisitor'.
The final reflection on 'The Brothers Karamazov', this looks at Alyosha, the youngest brother, the Christ figure who brings light to the darkness.
Bringing the Word Home - how lectio divina can help to develop a personal relationship with Christ.
Holy Week 2020