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  • Communal Monasticism 1.St Pachomius. 2.Pachomian monasteries 3.Pachomian Rules. 4. Monasticism in the West: St Benedict 5.Monastic communities in the US today. Apa Menos is a friend of God
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  • St. Pachomius (290-346) Founded a monastery at Tabenninsi in Egypt about 320 AD Wrote the first monastic rule Pachomius & David of Thessalonica (right)
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  • Main architectural features of Pachomiuss monastery Enclosing wall Gate-house Guest-house Assembly Hall (church or synaxis) Refectory with Kitchen Hospital Several houses with cells for monks
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  • Monastery of St. Catherine on Mount Sinai.
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  • Monastery of Anba Hatre in Egypt
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  • Anba Hatre. Plan of the monastery.
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  • Principal Church (11 th c.; remains)
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  • A Cell with Stone Beds
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  • The Father of Western Monasticism: St. Benedict of Nursia (480-547) Monastic vows: Poverty Chastity Obedience (Stability)
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  • Monte Cassino, Liri Valley, Italy
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  • Monte Cassino, Main Basilica (17-18 th c.)
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  • Monasteries as vehicles of culture
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  • Monasteries in the US Today: Cistercian (Trappist) Assumption Abbey for men in Ava, Missouri: http://assumptionabbey.org http://assumptionabbey.org Cistercian (Trappist) New Melleray Abbey for men in Dubuque, Iowa: http://www.newmelleray.org/ind ex.html http://www.newmelleray.org/ind ex.html Our Lady of the Mississippi monastery for women in Dubuque, Iowa: http://www.mississippiabbey.org http://www.mississippiabbey.org
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  • Taize
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  • http://www.contemplation.com/Hermitage/community.htm l http://www.chartreux.org/
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  • OT Patriarchs with the souls of the righteous in their hands