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Sunday, September 16, 2007

Traditional Catholic Monks of Papa Stronsay, Scotland

Britain's newest monastery is being built by the Transalpine Redemptorists, a community of traditional monks founded in 1988. They moved to a remote island in the Orkneys in 1999, and have attracted young men from all over the world. Their extraordinary growth is a witness to those dying religious communities that have embraced modernism, every passing liberal fad of the 1970's, and refocused their lives from Jesus to politically correct social action. Those religious orders have few, if any, new members because as 1 Corinthians 14:8 states:
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
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