L.I.V.E. – Compassion: Living The Golden Rule
With Sr. Mary Forman, OSB
July 21, 2022
This presentation will address the ancient pre-Christian understanding of the golden rule (do to another what you would want done to you); the theology of the “silver rule” as it was known in the First (Old) Testament and the golden version in the New Testament; Benedict’s spirituality of compassion; and how we embrace compassion in our complicated and at times contentious world today.
St. Gertrude’s L.I.V.E. (Living In a Virtual Environment) offers online programs to further opportunities for prayer, learning, community, and spiritual growth from a Benedictine perspective. We look forward to bringing St. Gertrude’s to you, wherever you are.
Sister Mary grew up in Boise, Idaho, where she was employed as a pharmacist after graduating from Idaho State University in 1970. Before entering the Monastery in 1973, and afterward, she continued her work as a pharmacist. She also taught release time classes and served in various parishes as a youth minister, pastoral associate, DRE, and as retreat minister at the Monastery. Her interest in monastic studies has guided much of her work, beginning with teaching Latin at the Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She was a councilor for the Federation of St. Gertrude and the past…
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