Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life

Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life

Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life by Dennis P. Slattery


Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life (2004) is a series of chapters, each detailing one monastery or Zen Buddhist or Retreat Center that the author stayed in during a 3 month pilgrimage to retreat centers in 6 states. Each chapter describes who he met, his father’s presence after his death, spiritual awakenings and insights gleaned from each of the monastic centers. It also contains web sites for monasteries and retreat centers in the United States. With a Foreword by Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul.

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