Lent Quiet Day with Brother James Koester
Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. / tickets $10
“MONASTIC WISDOM FOR EVERYDAY LIVING”
Words like Balance, Silence, Enclosure are familiar to us in our everyday speech, but in the monastic tradition they have a much deeper meaning. This Lenten Quiet Day will be an opportunity to go deeper into our spiritual lives to discover what wisdom we can glean from the monastic tradition that might help us as we navigate our everyday lives.
Brother James Koester, SSJE currently serves as the Superior of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, Cambridge MA. Before becoming Superior he was the Senior Brother at SSJE’s rural monastery, Emery House in West Newbury MA where he rediscovered a childhood dream to be a farmer. He came to SSJE from parish ministry on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of Canada, in 1989. He is a beekeeper, an iconographer and is fascinated by what the Anglo-Saxon period of English church history (about AD 410 to 1066) can teach the Church today.