Friday, October 2, 2009

How to destroy your religious order... three easy steps:
1)Embrace secularism
2) Make your religious life no different than practical atheism
3 ) Proclaim that the ensuing decline and death of your order is a good thing.

Sic transit, sic transit...


Caedmon said...

Indeed! It is certainly hoped that the sainted man in the image is Bernard of Clairvaux having one of his many visions of the Holy Virgin. What brought this telling article to life?

Joe S.R. said...

Yes, it's Bernard!