Appendix: Sources

Apostolicam Actuositatem – Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity

Ad Gentes – Decree on the Church’s Missionary Activity

Of All Good Gifts – Statement on Stewardship in the Lives of American Benedictine Sisters

Contemplative Dimension of Religious Life, SCRIS, 1981

Dialogues of St. Gregory

Dei Verbum – Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation

General and Specific Norms of the Federation of Saint Benedict and Its Member Monasteries, 1987

Gaudium et Spes – Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modem World

Lumen Gentium – Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

Perfectae Caritatis – Decree on the Appropriate Renewal of Religious Life

RB 1980: The Rule of Saint Benedict

Religious Life and Human Promotion. SCRIS, 1981

Sacrosanctum Concilium – Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy

Of Time Made Holy – Statement on the Liturgy of the Hours in the Lives of American Benedictine Sisters

Upon This Tradition – Statement of Monastic Values in the lives of American Benedictine Sisters

You Alone Must Dare – Commissioned by the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses; published 1980