St. Francis Assisi Hermit
Prayer + Solitude
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The emphasis in one's
hermitage is on the fact that in
solitary prayer and meditation one gets deeper into the root of things, comes
to see self more clearly as in the eyes of God, realizes more perfectly the
real nature of one's need for grace and for the Holy Spirit and comes to
a more ardent love of Jesus Crucified.
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and his followers
is deeply evangelical
remains always open to the world,
need to maintain a
distance and perspective,
a freedom that keeps one
being submerged in active cares
of exhausting work.
A Sacred Place to Pray.
lifted from the writings of Thomas Merton in Contemplation in a World of
For information about
forming your hermitage in association with the Ecumenical Catholic Church+USA
email Bishop David at
St. Francis of Assisi
Hermit Ministries, ECC+USA