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Camaldolese monks undertook the care of the sick, which the secular clergy, whose numbers had been terribly reduced by the pestilence, were scarcely able to perform.
Camaldolese cenobites today may be said to follow the Benedictine rule in its ordinary interpretation.
Camaldolese order: the Congregation of Cenobites, which possesses four monasteries, with about fifty subjects; the Congregation of Hermits of Etruria, which possesses two hermitages and three monasteries, with nearly sixty subjects; the Congregation of Hermits of Monte Corona, which possesses ten houses, with about one hundred and thirty subjects.
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  Camaldolese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Camaldolese are part of the Benedictine family of monastic orders founded by St. Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century.
The Camaldolese branch was established through the efforts of the Italian monk St. Romuald at the start of the second millennium.
The Camaldolese order was brought to the United States in 1958, with the founding of Immaculate Heart Hermitage (New Camaldoli) in the Santa Lucia mountains of Big Sur, California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Camaldolese   (306 words)

The Camaldolese writers are naturally inclined to place the date of the foundation of their order as early as possible, and their judgment is further influenced by their views on the birth-date of St. Romuald.
Two years later a terrible plague visited Turin, during which the Camaldolese monks undertook the care of the sick, which the secular clergy, whose numbers had been terribly reduced by the pestilence, were scarcely able to perform.
Speaking generally, the Camaldolese cenobites to-day may be said to follow the Benedictine rule in its ordinary interpretation.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/c/camaldolese.html   (5696 words)

 monastic community of Camaldoli - Italy *** camaldolese hermitages and monasteries
The Camaldolese monastic communities have been uninterruptedly present in Italy from the early eleventh century to the present: ten centuries of rooting-vital and dialogic down to the present.
An expansive phase of the Camaldolese community occurred in the seventeenth century following the Rule of the Monte Corona Congregation, characterized b;y an accentuation of the centrality of the eremtical profile in monastic life.
The first female Camaldolese community was added to the male eremitical communites at the end of the 11th century, when Rudolf, fourth prior of the Camaldoli Hermitage added St. Peter di Luco in Mugello (Tuscany).
www.camaldoli.it /web_en/camon/camon00.htm   (374 words)

Camaldolese monk-hermits are today to be found in both California and Ohio (this last at Holy Family Hermitage in the Diocese of Steubenville).
The Camaldolese constitute the older of that other ancient semi-eremetical order in the Western Church, the Carthusians, and it is a remarkable tribute to the persistence of the eremetical vocation in the Church that there should be contemporaries responding to the Spirit's call to embrace the life of Camaldolese monks in the American Secular City.
"Camaldolese Extraordinary" is a mine of information concerning the life of a Venetian humanist with wide literary, philosophical, and theological culture and who left behind him voluminous writings of special interest to historians and scholars studying the spirituality of a master of the contemplative life.
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 Oblate Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Camaldolese hermitage is a special fruit of St. Romuald's broad and varied monastic experience as a reformer and founder.
Camaldolese Benedictine Oblates are a group of Christians who experience an attraction of the Holy Spirit to deep prayer and experience a bond of friendship with our monastic community and its long spiritual tradition.
Tot his end, the Rule of St. Benedict, the Camaldolese Constitutions and the rich and ancient Camaldolese tradition want to be adapted to the life of oblates living their own Christian vocation.
www.camaldolese.com /rule.htm   (4807 words)

 Warsaw Voice - New Life for an Old Church
Camaldolese monks were brought to Warsaw by King Vladislav IV in 1639 and granted the neighboring land.
Also in Bielany are charming alleys running between former monks' houses, crests on house walls, the bust of Stanisław Staszic buried there, and the paintings and sculptures in the church.
In the 19th century, many orders, including the Camaldolese order, were closed down on the territory of the Polish Kingdom, under the Russian czar's decree.
www.warsawvoice.pl /view/2823   (554 words)

 Who We Are
Camaldolese Benedictine monks trace their heritage to the 6th century monastic traditions of St. Benedict, as further defined in the 11th century by their founder, St. Romuald.
Today, Camaldolese monasteries are found on the continents of Asia, Africa, and North and South America in addition to Europe.
Incarnation Monastery was established by the Camaldolese in Berkeley, CA in 1979.
www.contemplation.com /Hermitage/community.html   (390 words)

 The Camaldolese
And so a whole series of communities were founded or reformed, which in the early 12th century came to be recognized as the Camaldolese Congregation.
This monastery of the Pope who helped evangelize the English at the beginning of the seventh century came to the Camaldolese centuries ago and is a contemplative center in Rome.
The Camaldolese are also in Poland, France, India, Brazil, and Tanzania, as well as in the United States, where their first American hermitage was founded in 1958 -- the year I was born, so clearly they knew a good year when they saw one.
www.geocities.com /Athens/2104/hunter-kilmer/camaldolese.html   (1244 words)

 Abramelin.org - Camaldolese Benedictines
The Camaldolese Benedictines are a subsect of the Benedictine Order which was founded by Saint Romuald in the 11th Century.
Of these, only Bede was Camaldolese, and he became Camaldolese well into his controversial career simply on the basis of the emphasis on religious dilaogue.
The Camaldolese that I am associated with are in Berkeley, CA which is a small satellite of the larger New Camaldoli hermitage further to the south in Big Sur, CA (about 4 hours drive from here).
www.abramelin.org /list_archive/msg00961.html   (909 words)

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His few words spoken in faltering, broken English, may indeed convey the richness and the depth of the Camaldolese Benedictine spirit: These men and women are hermits living by a monastic rule, committed to both solitude and community life, giving witness to the magnitude of God’s love loose in the world.
Their life combines a strong measure of solitude and silence that is cultivated, nurtured, and sustained through the discipline of living alone in a hermitage.
Although I do not know the Camaldolese all that well, I have had occasion to share in their life of solitude and community, both at New Camaldoli in Big Sur, California, as well as at Camaldoli in the Tuscan hills.
www.litpress.org /excerpts/0814627730.htm   (1197 words)

 International Symposium Press Release
The Camaldolese Benedictine monastery in Big Sur was the site of a significant event in the continuing conversation between Christians and representatives of the Asian spiritual traditions.
On one occasion, evening prayer was celebrated in the form of an interfaith service, combining readings from Eastern and Western traditions, and incorporating the Indian ritual of arati, a native American blessing of the four directions of the earth, and the chants of Shantivanam.
Two Camaldolese monks, Thomas Matus and Cyprian Consiglio, spoke on 'Heart Yoga' and on Bede Griffiths' conception of the 'Spirit' in the human person.
www.bedegriffiths.com /cam/press.htm   (1023 words)

 Incidents in the Life of Saint Benedict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
NG 2862 presented by Henry Wagner, 1912; NG 4062 bought, 1925.
This panel is one of three in the Collection which were probably part of the predella of an altarpiece of the Coronation of the Virgin, commissioned by Camaldolese monks.
They illustrate the life of Saint Benedict (about 480 - 547) whose rule the Camaldolese monks followed, and to whom their monastery in Florence was dedicated.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk /cgi-bin/WebObjects.dll/CollectionPublisher.woa/wa/work?workNumber=NG4062   (178 words)

 Camaldolese Extraordinary (Dom Jean Leclercq , Blessed Paul Giustiniani , Camaldolese Hermits of Monte Corona)
Giustiniani was born of Venetian nobility in the 15th century Italy of Machiavelli, Pope Alexander VI and his son Cesare Borgia.
His passion for God and the well-being of his fellow hermits led to a life-long pursuit of reform that is crystallized in the 1520 Rule of the Eremitic Life.
Camaldolese spirituality is ancient, St. Romuald founded the order in 1023, and yet ever new.
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 The Privilege of Love: Camaldolese Benedictine Spirituality (0814627730), Book - Paperback
Conveys the depth of the Camaldolese Benedictine spirit.
The Camaldolese life is ordered to a three-fold good: solitude, community, and witness.
The discipline of solitude combined with the second good, the rigors of community living are intended to widen the heart in service of the third good: bearing witness to the abundance of God's love as the self, others, and every living creature are brought into fuller communion in the one Love.
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 Amazon.com: All Products Search Results: camaldolese
Camaldolese extraordinary: The life, doctrine, and rule of Blessed Paul Giustiniani
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 conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Inaugural Symposium of the New Camaldolese Institute for East-West Exchange blossomed from the desert.
Held from June 25 to July 1, 2000, at the Camaldolese monastery in Big Sur, California, the symposium’s theme was “Purity of Heart and Contemplation.” Big Sur rests uneasily on the very edge of the continent.
Raniero Hoffman, the visionaries of the Camaldolese Institute for East-West Dialogue, included scholars and practitioners of Confucianism, Taoism and Chinese Buddhism as well as more familiar faces from Zen and Hinduism.
www.monasticdialog.com /bulletins/66/conference.htm   (1786 words)

 Amazon.com: Nazarena: An American Anchoress: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A thousand years ago, in the days when Romuald of Ravenna, father of the Camaldolese Benedictines, was briefly abbot of Sant'Apollinare in Classe and Adalbert of Prague was martyred by Prussian tribes in northern Poland, a family by the name of Crotta already possessed rich farmlands in the valley of the Po.
After unsuccessful attempts in the Carmelite order, she finally found her place among the Camaldolese nuns of the convent of St. Antony in the Desert in Rome.
Thomas Matus is a camaldolese monk{a branch of the benedictine order} who found himself literally stumbling upon this story.A happy well adjusted young american girl named Julia crotta had a mystical vision summoning her to the desert.
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Once he was old enough to be educated in a monastery, his parents sent him to the Camaldolese Monastery at Vallombrosa which is situated on a magnificent forested hillside 33 km southeast of Florence.
The Camaldolese Order was independent of the Benedictine Order, splitting from it in about 1012.
The Order combined the solitary life of the hermit with the strict life of the monk and soon the young Galileo found this life an attractive one.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Galileo.html   (4222 words)

 Camaldolese Oblates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Christian monastic tradition can be traced back at least to the 3rd century, and there have been Oblates connected with monastic communities, in various ways, practically from the beginning.
Our Oblates are lay persons or members of other orders or diocesan clergy who seek to live a life in harmony with God through the Camaldolese Oblate Rule, striving to incorporate its values and spirituality into their lives.
They regularly return to the New Camaldoli Hermitage and/or to Incarnation Monastery for spiritual retreat, as well as attending, when possible, retreats conducted in northern and southern California for active oblate groups.
www.camaldolese.com   (199 words)

 Oblates of the Order of Saint Benedict. OSB. Resources
There is a new website for Camaldolese oblates at and a discussion group, established by a layman, on Camaldolese spirituality; it is very quiet and non-intense: .
Peter-Damian Belisle OSB Cam, with an introduction by Michael Downey) features a dozen chapters by Camaldolese monks, nuns, and oblates.
Beginning with a general historical overview of Camaldolese history and spirituality (Part I), the book includes three chapters that focus on particularly Benedictine aspects of Camaldolese spirituality (Part II) and seven chapters that center on the uniquely Camaldolese dynamics (Part III), with a "Concluding Remarks" by the Prior General, Emanuele Bargellini OSB Cam.
www.osb.org /obl/resources.html   (2306 words)

The Camaldolese spread all over Italy, and into See also:
The chief monastery of the cenobitical Camaldolese is S. Gregorio on the Caelian See also:
century there have been Camaldolese nuns; at present there are five nunneries with 1,50 nuns, all belonging to the cenobitical See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAL_CAR/CAMALDULIANS_or_CAMALDOLESE.html   (654 words)

 Camaldolese Extraordinary - Dom Jean LeClercq - Camaldolese Hermits of Monte Corona - Paul Giustiniani - Adobe Reader ...
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 Find in a Library: The privilege of love : Camaldolese Benedictine spirituality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Don Simone Camaldolese ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Don Simone Camaldolese.
The painting, signed and dated 1342, is a unique and compelling depiction of the Holy Family in dispute: Christ's parents, having lost him for three days after the Passover Festival, find him still in the Temple and challenge his behaviour.
Don Simone Camaldolese (1834 - 1910) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
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 Faculty Profile - Bent, George
My main interests revolve around painting and patronage in Florence during the 13th, 14th, and early 15th centuries.
My doctoral dissertation (Stanford University, 1993) focused on the foundation and decoration of the Camaldolese monastery of Santa Maria degli Angeli between 1295 and 1415.
This study ends with a detailed examination of the last altarpiece installed there, the Coronation of the Virgin by Lorenzo Monaco, a former member of the cloister.
collegeapps.wlu.edu /faculty/profile.asp?name=bent,%20george   (395 words)

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