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Interview: Dom Laurence Freeman OSB

by Terence Handley MacMath

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 @ 12:15

'Jesus was primarily a teacher of contemplation'

My vocation is as a monk. In a sense I have two forms of monastery: one with walls, and the other without walls. I'm a Benedictine monk of Turvey Abbey, in the Congregation of Monte Oliveto, and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM). 

The monastery without walls has grown up over the past 35 years into a global spiritual family based on the practice of meditation. As I travel in this monastery, I feel very much that ...

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