Myth #272 – Living in a monastery means being holy all the time

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOnly if being holy means becoming extraordinarily human. When an old monk was asked what he did all day long in the monastery, he said, “We fall and get up. We fall and get up.” Life can make us holy when we live it prayerfully, attentively and humbly in communion with others.

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