St. Gertrude’s L.I.V.E.
(Living in a Virtual Environment)
Online Monastic Studies, Spirituality, and Arts Wherever You Are
Welcome to St. Gertrude’s L.I.V.E. (Living in a Virtual Environment)! These online programs are intended to provide further opportunities for prayer and learning. Some of the programs are free and some have suggested donations. If you would like scholarship support for any of these events, just email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check back frequently as we will continue to add new online events. We look forward to bringing St. Gertrude’s to you, wherever you are.
Times are Pacific.
Monastic Studies and Spirituality
“But as we progress in this way of life and in faith, we shall run on the path of God’s commandments, our hearts overflowing with the inexpressible delight of love.” Rule of Benedict, Prologue vs. 49
Wilderness Spirituality: The Psychology of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
10-11 a.m. Pacific Time, Tuesday, December 8, via Zoom, with Will Hunter
This introduction to wilderness spirituality goes straight to its roots in the Desert Fathers and Mothers, roots that are shared with the Benedictine tradition of St. Gertrude’s Monastery. Former Benedictine monk, wilderness therapy guide, and monastic studies scholar Will Hunter will offer a historical and psychological framework with which to relate the desert tradition to the wilderness of your own experience, as well as the wilderness of the COVID pandemic.
“Every time you begin a good work, you must pray to God to bring it to perfection.” Rule of Benedict, prologue, vs. 4