The Intentional Life: Making of a Spiritual Vocation (Paperback)

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As the Abbot at Ampleforth Abbey in England, Cardinal Basil Hume was responsible for helping the monks under his care grow in Christ and live in the world. The Intentional Life: The Making of a Spiritual Vocation is a compilation of talks given by Cardinal Hume to help the monks with a dilemma faced by many people engaged in a spiritual life-the difficulty of merging a life of action with a life of contemplation. Although written for the monks of his abbey, Cardinal Hume´s writings are about more than just the monastic life. His talks are about commitment, vows, caring for others, living life, and holding to your values when those around you don´t understand (or even respect) them. Anyone struggling with decision-making or commitment, young people, people searching for their faith, and anyone interested in monasticism will find this volume engaging and thought-provoking. Until his death in June 1999, Basil Hume, OSB, was the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster and a monk of Ampleforth Abbey in Great Britain. His down-to-earth approach to the spiritual life and wisdom gained from guiding others into deeper faith made him internationally known and loved.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781557253262
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2004
Pages: 144
Language: English