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The Cistercian Way

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A sketch of the unique tradition of the 'white monks' as they have sought 'men and women alike 'to leave all things to follow the Gospel.

Notes from title and verso pages:
André Louf, Abbot of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Bailleul, France
Nivard Kinsella, monk of St. Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Ireland

First published in English as The Cistercian Alternative by Gill and Macmillan Ltd., Go
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published November 1st 1983 by Cistercian Publications (first published 1980)
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Greg Santa Croce
Jan 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The answer to the question "what is a monk?" is elusive. This book gets at that.
Matt Brissette
Jan 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
A very good introduction to the Cistercian order. Its history and customs. I has been years since I read this so can't give the best review,but I would most certainly recommend it for anyone interested in the Cistercian Order (including the Strict Observance aka Trappists) or an interest in Catholic religious life in general.
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Great intro to all things monkish.
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