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John Cassian, his other book, The Institutes shaped western monasticism.

John Cassian, his other book, The Institutes shaped western monasticism.

St. Euphrosyne of Moscow

Euphrosyne of Moscow—A Pillar of Strength in Times of Trouble

Easter in Palestine Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world together with Palestinian Christians converge on the Old City of Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week of Easter. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

02t Easter Holy Week Porcession of Catholic monks in Jerusalem at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Easter Holy Week Procession of Catholic monks in Jerusalem.

Monasteries and Monastic Orders: 2000 Years of  Christian Art and Culture. If there is ONE BOOK YOU MUST HAVE it is this one. It is massive and beautiful.

Monasteries and Monastic Orders: 2000 Years of Christian Art and Culture by Kristina Krüger

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Monasteries served both spiritual and secular functions: they promoted Christian unity, served as examples of holy life, improved cultivation techniques, stressed productive work, and preserved the heritage of Greco-Roman culture.

Alcobaça Monastery, Portugal

Most significant and interesting Christian monasteries in world, descriptions, images and maps.

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