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Be a Monk

Be a Monk

The 2018 Mepkin Institute is full. The next Institute will be June 27 to July 29, 2019.

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When we think about God’s call in our lives

As Mepkin has been featured in an article in the New York Times recently and even more recently been contacted by a film company interested in doing a brief video on our life, a number of thoughts have been stirred up as to how people think about vocation or a call from God in contemporary times.  Anthropology studies the behaviors, interactions and endeavors of human beings.  Early in seminary studies, students are offered classes in theological anthropology because faith tells us we come from God and are returning to God and an approach to understanding the human person that doesn’t include God isn’t complete for a person of faith.  So theological anthropology endeavors to appreciate the human being in relationship with the Creator and the saving work Jesus accomplishes in our behalf, mindful that the Holy Spirit is given to us to enable us and help us participate in continuing Jesus’ work in the world.

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Chapter Talk by Abbot Stan Gumula

Chapter Talk by Abbot Stan Gumula

Abbot gives Chapter Talk on the anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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