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The Eremitic Life

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Father Cornelius Wencel, Er.Cam. was born in Gostyn, Poland, in 1964. He made his final vows as a Camaldolese hermit in 1993 and was ordained priest in 1999. He now serves as prior and novice master at the Hermitage of the Five Martyrs in Bieniszew, Poland. Father Cornelius has published four books in Polish, and this is the first one to be translated into English. He ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Holy Family Hermitage
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Though most of us are not called to the eremitic (hermit) life, the reflections of a good and holy hermit are like distillations from contemplation. They are potent, best taken in small doses, yet quite relevant to us all as Christians, who would benefit from taking at least some regular time during our lives in silence, solitude, and prayer. Without a rhythm of silence and solitude, our prayer life can often be filled with the noise of distraction and anxiety, preventing us from hearing the ...more
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