University of Virginia
Sister Lucy Julien extends condolences on the death of John Stewart Bryan, discusses visits of Amanda Kane and others, describes her convent and religious activities, mentions mutual friends, and often includes religious reflections
St. Benedict's Monastery Archives
Speeches, newsletters, audiotapes, circulars, photos, and other materials, relating to the support and transmission of the Benedictine heritage
University of Notre Dame - Hesburgh Library
Office files of the American Province (1875-1960) and of the American Central Province (1960-1974), dossiers (1816-1977), basic documents (1869-1964), financial records (1818-1974), correspondence (1881-1974), and subject files (1896-1973). Correspondents include Martin John Spalding, James Cardinal Gibbons, and many other bishops. Office files of Xaverian institutions (1820-1974); personal papers of Xaverians (1871-1974); with manuscripts of Brother Aubert Downey's Ryken: Life and Letters and Xaverian Menology, Brother Aloysius's translation of Brother Ferdinand De Muynck's history of the Xaverians, Brother Julian Ryan's Men and Deeds, and Brother Kurt's history of the Xaverian constitutions; photographs and printed material. Also files generated by the service of Brother Thomas More Page on the Pontifical Commission on Religious Life (1983-1986); consisting of correspondence, agenda, interviews, documentation of meetings, reports, memoranda, white papers, publicity, talks, and ... Read More
Yale University
Autograph manuscript, on paper, containing the liturgy for the reception of novices into the Carthusian order, as well as the Carthusian liturgies and prayers for the absolution and anointing of the sick, and for the burial of the dead. Latin text is rubricated and in a rounded gothic script; German text is rubricated and in a gothic cursive script. The Latin section contains some musical notation on four-line staves
Yale University
Anthology of monastic writings. Includes Iosif Volot︠s︡kiĭ's rules and precepts on daily monastic life; monastic rules and precepts from Saints' Lives and Church Fathers; Old Believer commentary on the Gospel of Mark (Chapter 8), and treatises on love, evil thoughts, and founding of the Holy City
Yale University
Manuscript on Christian spiritual, religious and monastic life, written by Māri Isʹḥāq al-nāsik (the ascetic), probably Isaac Bishop of Nineveh (7th century), a famous Syriac ascetic and theologian whose works in Syriac were translated into many languages including Greek, Arabic and Ethiopic, translated from Greek into Arabic by ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-Faḍl al-Anṭākī, a Christian Melkite deacon, translator and scholar from Antioch, Syria (now in Turkey), well versed in Arabic, Greek and Syriac, died ca. 1052. Name of copyist, and place and date of copying are not mentioned, probably in the 18th century in Syria
Ohio State University
Translations from Greek. Manuscript in three parts. First part (leaves 1-14): abbreviated life of Theoleptus, Metropolitan of Philadelphia and his Homily on monasticism and "performance of mysteries". Second part (leaves 1-46): selections from the homilies of Ephraem Syrus. Third part: (leaves 47-55): Homily of Ephraem Syrus on the Transfiguration. Running inscription on the bottom margin of leaves 1-8 that the manuscript was consecrated by an "Elder", Brother Athanasius (Andrian), upon the request of monk Platon, in 1805 (which is the probable date of copying). Without ornamentation
Ohio State University
Collected instructions of the Holy Fathers. Heading (cf. Ms. Hil. 412, leaf 488): "Selected instructions from the Holy Gospels and from many divine writings uttered by bishops, for every Sunday, teachings for Christians which may also be read at the Lord's feast days". Altogether 77 instructions beginning with the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee, Lent, Pentecost and other feast days. The last instruction is for August 29, on the beheading of St. John the Baptist. All the instructions are numbered. Inscription on leaf IIa: "this manuscript was given to Hilandar Monastery by hieromonakh Symeonʹ of Hilandar in 7244" (i.e 1736). On leaf 384b, "these instructions belong to Hilandar Monastery" (1732)
Ohio State University
Translation from Greek of Klimax tou paradeisou by St. John Climacus. Marginal glosses throughout note which parts were copied from printed sources and which from other manuscripts, and remark on differences between the Greek and Slavic manuscripts. Included (with separate foliation), verses by monk Theophanes about the "ladder of holy grace" in ten levels. Scribal inscription on leaf 219b. Without ornamentation
National Library of Australia
"Tarrawarra Abbey is a community of Cistercian monks in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1954 by Mount St Joseph Abbey, Roscrea in Ireland, the monks of Tarrawarra belong to the worldwide Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance (OCSO), popularly known as the 'Trappists'."--Informatioin from reference source

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