The Stranger is to be Welcomed as Christ Himself: Benedictine Wisdom on Welcoming and Pastoring Strangers, Visitors, and Newcomers

Fr. Dale Hall recently wrote an excellent post about welcoming people all people in the Benedictine way. This post is about what that might look like in a local parish.


“Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ,
for He is going to say,
“I came as a guest, and you received Me” (Matt. 25:35).
And to all let due […]

By |2016-09-08T17:44:59-05:00September 13th, 2016|Categories: For Pastors|Tags: |1 Comment

Welcoming all as Christ

Welcome all as Christ
The Rule of Saint Benedict may seem antiquated to us today. Written in the early 6th century as a rule of life for those living together in community as Christians and monks, the Rule of Saint Benedict provided much needed direction and a path to living in community without killing each other (Anyone who has had several […]

By |2016-08-25T10:09:57-05:00August 25th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |2 Comments
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