How monastics - and discerners - can bury the fat

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Tuesday 22, April 2014 | Category:   Consecrated Life
Lent may be over, but I came across a funny post on the blog of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration about them imagining what it would be like if their community practiced the medieval monastic custom of having a funeral service and burial for the butter, lard, and fat the monks were giving up for Lent. The post also has some good reflections on how "discerning a life choice such as whether to enter a religious community will entail burying a few things": Amuzing Grace - Confessions of a Vocation Director.



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