Who we are Sunday March 07 2021, 04H35
Perpetua et Felicitas, Mart. Memoria
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One of the old men said concerning the lustful thoughts which come into the heart of a man, and which are not carried into effect, that they are like to a man who sees a vineyard, and who desires to eat the grapes thereof, but is afraid to go in lest he be caught and suffer death. If he be caught outside the hedge he will not die, because he has neither gone into the vineyard nor has eaten the grapes, but has only desired; now he will be beaten with few stripes, because he has coveted, but he will not die.


  • Carthusian Spirituality
  • Thomas Aquinas' Big Pile of Straw
  • Memorandum
  • How to get started
  • The Quies SBPCLC 5 steps commitment to the 11 guidelines is founded in sanctifying grace, which is the Life in us of the Most Holy Trinity
  • Quies is the fruit of being continually in the Presence, Love and  Will of God, living with and in the personal intimate friendship with the person of the Lord Jesus-Christ, a grace we personally and collectively aspire and feel called to fulfill as lay faithful, essentially guided by Saint Bruno's desert fathers spirituality: being with Christ.

Q: "What does one learn in the desert?"
Father Mina: "To have an authentic sincere Love towards Christ"
Q: "What experience of God do we make here?"
Father Mina: "We make the experience of the personal intimate friendship with the person of the Lord Jesus-Christ... The interior real lived sentiment of the intimacy with the Lord: I Am with you."
Q: "Thank you"
Father Mina was the first companion of Father Matta El-Maskine, one of the first 7 hermits of the Saint Macarius Monastery. He lives here in the manner of the first monks of the desert.
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