The Flood, Arks, and Happy Monks

Posted March 18, 2017 8:12 pm by admin

Fr. Scott Murray
A review of The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post Christian Nation
By Rod Dreher
Penguin Group USA, 269 pages, $34
After moving to Rome for my seminary studies, one of the first trips I made was to the town of Norcia. I hardly knew anything about the place, except that it is the birthplace of Saints Benedict and Scholastica. Two of my classmates were planning a weekend camping trip in the mountains around Norcia, and they invited me to join them. We made the 175km trip by bus, climbed a mountain, prayed together, roasted wild boar sausage


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