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:
Bringing the Word Home - how lectio divina can help to develop a personal relationship with Christ.
'Calming the Storm' - a reflection on Mark 4:35, and the need for continual prayer:
Holy Week 2020
St Benedict and the Cruciform Life
Advent 2018 - Christ as the Light of the World
'Wonderful and Unsettling' - how lectio divina works changes in us.
Reflection No.1, 23 July 2018:
Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.
Advent 2019: Go beyond the mind that you have...
Reflection No.2, 15 October 2018: The Logos in the Prologue of St John.
Article about the connection between the Turin Shroud and Buckfast Abbey chapel window.
Bartimaeus the blind man - and ignoring the voices that keep us from Christ.
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?