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Birthing the Holy, Earth Monastery, and the Monk in the World Prayer Cycle are all free offerings from Abbey of the Arts of 7 days of morning and evening prayer. Earth Monastery is on the theme of cultivating an Earth-cherishing consciousness. Monk in the World is on the themes from the Monk Manifesto. Birthing the Holy celebrates Mary and the sacred feminine. AbbeyoftheArts.com is a virtual monastery and global community.

Birthing the Holy, Earth Monastery, and the Monk in the World Prayer Cycle are all free offerings from Abbey of the Arts of 7 days of morning and evening prayer. Earth Monastery is on the theme of cultivating an Earth-cherishing consciousness. Monk in the World is on the themes from the Monk Manifesto. Birthing the Holy celebrates Mary and the sacred feminine. AbbeyoftheArts.com is a virtual monastery and global community.

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Ireland

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Birthing the Holy, Earth Monastery, and the Monk in the World Prayer Cycle are all free offerings from Abbey of the Arts of 7 days of morning and evening prayer. Earth Monastery is on the theme of cultivating an Earth-cherishing consciousness. Monk in the World is on the themes from the Monk Manifesto. Birthing the Holy celebrates Mary and the sacred feminine. AbbeyoftheArts.com is a virtual monastery and global community.

Language:

English


Episodes

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 7 Evening Prayer

6/16/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Magnificat by Simon de Voil from Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 14 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, Jesus: Miriam’s Child, Sophia’s...

Duration:00:16:32

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 7 Morning Prayer

6/16/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Calling Maria by Alexa Sunshine Rose from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading from Elizabeth A. Johnson, Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints. New York: Continuum (2009) page 78-79. Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs...

Duration:00:16:10

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 6 Evening Prayer

6/9/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Maria Wanders Through the Thorns (traditional) sung by Kristy Karen Smith from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 87 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Cardinal...

Duration:00:13:29

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 6 Morning Prayer

6/9/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: We Are Bringing God to Birth by Betsey Beckman from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading from Elizabeth A. Johnson, Truly Our Sister. (New York: Continuum, 2009), 34 Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of...

Duration:00:20:35

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Evening Prayer

6/2/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Viriditas by Betsey Beckman from the album Singing with Saints and Mystics Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 65 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Courtney Hall Lee, Black Madonna: A Womanist Look at Mary of Nazareth (Eugene, OR:...

Duration:00:15:33

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Morning Prayer

6/2/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Requiem by Eliza Gilkyson (sung by Simon de Voil) from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading from Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Untie the Strong Woman (Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2011), 34 Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living...

Duration:00:18:24

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 4 Evening Prayer

5/26/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Black Madonna by Soyinka Rahim from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 102 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Marion Woodman and Elinor Dickinson, Dancing in...

Duration:00:17:25

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 4 Morning Prayer

5/26/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: In the Silence by John Coleman from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living First Reading from Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 46 by Rev. Christine Robinson Second Reading from The...

Duration:00:17:19

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 3 Evening Prayer

5/19/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: If in Your Heart by Ana Hernández from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 71 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from 2 Corinthians 4:7, NRSV Closing Song: O Sun by...

Duration:00:15:45

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 3 Morning Prayer

5/19/2022
All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Stella Maris by Gina Salā on the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading from Bernard of Clairvaux, Homilies in Praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 1993), 30. Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative...

Duration:00:13:22

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 2 Evening Prayer

5/11/2022
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Hail Mary by Alana Levandoski from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 122 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night Adapted from Clear Qur’an 3:42-49 Closing Song:...

Duration:00:13:17

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 2 Morning Prayer

5/11/2022
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Undo Me by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading: Thomas Merton, Seven-Storey Mountain (New York: Harcourt Publishing, 1948), 143. Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm...

Duration:00:18:10

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 1 Evening Prayer

5/5/2022
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Ave Maria by Simon de Voil from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 16 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night Burke, Mariann, Re-Imagining Mary,( Sheridan, WY:...

Duration:00:10:30

Birthing the Holy Prayer Cycle: Day 1 Morning Prayer

5/5/2022
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner, arranged by Melinda Thomas Opening Song: Mary, Queen of Angels by Lorraine Bayes from the album Birthing the Holy: Singing with Mary and the Sacred Feminine First Reading from St. Bonaventure Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan from the album Monk in the World: Songs for Contemplative Living Interpretation of Psalm 20 by Rev. Christine Robinson Second Reading from...

Duration:00:17:25

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 7 Evening Prayer

5/25/2021
This is an updated version of the file. CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Behold by Alana Levandoski Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 96 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves. New York: Ballantine Books (1996). Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press...

Duration:00:13:44

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 7 Evening Prayer

5/21/2021
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Behold by Alana Levandoski Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 96 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves. New York: Ballantine Books (1996). Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press (2020). Closing Song: Beauty by Betsey...

Duration:00:13:46

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 7 Morning Prayer

5/21/2021
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Let Our Hearts Overflow by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan First Reading from Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation. New York: New Directions Publishing (2007). Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 149 by Rev. Christine Robinson Second Reading from 2 Samuel 6:1-5 (NRSV). Prayers of Concern written by Polly Burns Sung Response by...

Duration:00:16:21

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 6 Evening Prayer

5/14/2021
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Now I am Revealing by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 90 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Paul Wilkes, Beyond the Walls: Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday Religion (1999). Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press...

Duration:00:13:41

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 6 Morning Prayer

5/14/2021
CREDITS All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Remember the Path by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan First Reading from Rainer Maria Rilke, "Letter XI" in the published collection, first appearing in French under the title Lettres Francaises a Merline. 1919 - 1922, published in 1950. Sung Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 99 by Rev. Christine Robinson Second Reading from Jeremiah...

Duration:00:19:05

Monk in the World Prayer Cycle: Day 5 Evening Prayer

5/6/2021
Credits: All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Surrender by Deirdre Ni Chinneide Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 81 by Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Thomas Merton, Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander. New York: Doubleday Religion (2009). Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, Dreaming of Stones. Paraclete Press (2019). Closing Song: Lullaby by Margaret...

Duration:00:15:19