Bulletin 112 - April 2017

Female Monasticism





Dom Jean-Pierre Longeat, OSB, President of the AIM


Lectio Divina

Dom Michael-Davide Semeraro, OSB



• Some Priorities
Dom Gregory Polan, OSB, Abbot Primate

• Perspectives and Places
Dom Eamon Fitzgerald, OCSO, Abbot General

• Are we Faithful to our Vocation?
Dom Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori, OCist, Abbot General

• Some Highlights from the International Community of Benedictine Women
Sr Judith-Anne Heble, OSB, President of the International Community of Benedictine Women



Vultum Dei Quaerere, A Commentary
Sr Scholastika Häring, OSB

• Religious, Missionaries of Hope
Marie-Laure Durand


Opening on the World

Progress of the World’s Women
Extracts from a Report of United Nations Women


Work and Economy

Contemplation and Social Engagement of the Monasteries of West Africa,
Dr Katrin Langewiesche


Art and Culture

Claudio Pastro,
Mother Martha Lucia Ribeiro Teixeira, OSB


A page of History

The Abbey of Keur Guilaye


Monks and Nuns, Witnesses for our time

Mother Françoise de Brantes, OSB
The Sisters of Keur Guilaye, OSB

Dom Denis Huerre, OSB
Dom Luc Cornuau, OSB

Dom Thomas Merton, OCSO
Dom Michael Casagram, OCSO



• Death of Dom Patrick Regan, OSB

• Session of BECOSA
Dom Anselm Sayer, OSB