The Ideal of the Cistercian Life The Cistercian Monks of the Strict Observance (Trappists) Saint Joseph's Abbey, Spencer, Mass.
(Americana - 20th Century - Christianity - Monastic Discipline - Trappists)

Spencer, Massachusetts: Saint Joseph's Abbey, 1952. F 35 pages; black and white illustrations throughout depicting monastery life; accompanying text explains the tenets of this monastic order and daily life, including mortification, atonement, penance of prayer, manual labor, principles of austerity, suffering, zeal; includes an example of the monk's week-day schedule. Approx. 6" x 9 1/4" size; illustrated stapled paper binding; light wear, cover a little darkened around edges; contents clean and in very good condition; an interesting monastic history for this abbey. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26232)


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