Gay Wizards and the Benedict Option
I enjoyed a discussion recently with some priest friends on the Benedict Option, particularly as this applies to education. How much do we ‘retreat’ from the world and its current anti-Christian, even anti-rational, culture, now immersed in an iconoclastic historical revisionism, smashing an images or words that ‘offend’.
There is much to be said and pondered on this, but suffice to say two things on this rather chilly first morning of September. First, that the Benedict Option is primarily interior. That is, all of us must retreat within our souls, forming a citadel of ‘silence’, as Saint Catherine of Siena described;