Monasticism Books

Thoughts in Solitude

Thomas Merton


The Cloister Walk

Kathleen Norris


First Life of Bernard of Clairvaux

Hilary Costello, William of Saint-Thierry, et al.


Monastery Mornings: My Unusual Boyhood Among the Saints and...

Michael Patrick O'Brien


The Hermits of Big Sur

Paula Huston


Benedictine Daily Prayer: A Short Breviary

The Monks of Saint John's Abbey


Grace: On the Journey to God

Michael Casey


Coenobium: Reflections on Monastic Community

Michael Casey


Man of Dialogue: Thomas Merton's Catholic Vision

Gregory K. Hillis