Suggested Reading

The Rule of St Benedict
The Oblate Life published by Liturgical Press
Benedictine Daily Prayer:  A Short Breviary published by Liturgical Press
The Benedictine Handbook compiled by Ampleforth Abbey and published by Liturgical Press
Life and Miracles of St Benedict by St Gregory the Great

Authors & Titles

Aquinata Bockman osb

Perspectives on the Rule of St Benedict

Michael Casey OCSO

Strangers to the City: A Voice from the Monastery
Truthful Living:  St Benedict’s Teaching on Humility
Sacred Reading:  The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina

Joan Chittister osb

The Rule of St Benedict:  Insights for the Ages
The Radical Christian Life:  A Year with St Benedict

Adalbert de Vogue

Reading St Benedict.  Reflections of the Rule
The Rule of St Benedict.  Doctrinal and Spiritual Commentary

Esther de Waal

A Life-Giving Way  A Commentary on the Rule of St Benedict
Living with Contradiction: Introduction to the Spirituality of St Benedict
Seeking God:  The Way of St Benedict

Verna Holyhead sgs & Linda Muir

The Gift of St Benedict

Christopher Jamison osb

Finding Sanctuary – Monastic Steps for Everyday Living
Finding Happiness – Monastic Steps for a Fulfilling Life

Terrence Kardong osb

Benedict’s Rule:  A Translation and Commentary
Day by Day with St Benedict
Linda Kulza osb and Roberta Bondi oblsb editors
Benedict in the World:  Portraits of Monastic Oblates

Kathleen Norris

The Cloister Walk
Amazing Grace

Macrina Wiederkehr osb

Seven Sacred Pauses:  Living Mindfully Through the Hours of the Day