The first of this three series blog entitled Reawakening our Origins, Greg Valerio begins to explore why a fresh look at monastic ecclesiology is needed in the new modern landscape of western orthodoxy. Social breakdown, climate crisis and the neo-liberal economic settlement has led to a hollowing out of spiritual integrity. The Celtic Christian way has much to say by way of filling this existential void.
In this inaugural blog on behalf of The Society of S. Columba I want to reflect not on an organisational or missional introduction, as to why we have formed the society. It exists because we exist as a group of people re-discovering an ancient simple truth as journey towards the heart of God. A truth that we are called to ‘be alone with God’.