The Hermits of Saint Bruno and Silentium Magazine warmly welcomes its readers and to submit articles with a view to publication. Material submitted should normally be about 4,000 words long. It should aim to be both creative and accessible, in keeping with Silentium Magazine aims.
Please feel free to contact the Editor at St. Mary’s Hermitage Press to submit your article to St. Mary’s Hermitage Press: st.maryshermitage(at)hermitsofsaintbruno.org putting Silentium in the subject line.
Article Submissions: We accept submissions from authors on the following subjects: Spirituality, Eremitic Life, Solitary Life, Anchorites, Desert Fathers, anything about the Carthusians or Carthusian related just to name a few. To submit your article please follow the submission guidelines.
Our first article which was originally prepared for our “Silentium Magazine” is by the Hermit, Carol McDonough who was placed on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women for her human services innovations in juvenile justice and community mental health. Earlier, she was on the academic staff at Australian National University and other tertiary institutions. A rural solitary, reading reflectively about hermits for decades, she is undertaking scholarly research at the University of Divinity, Australia.
By Hermit Carol McDonough (Private lay Life Vows of thirty years) “The Way” 54/1 (January 2015), pp. 76-89.) The Way is an International Journal of Contemporary Christian Spirituality, published by the Jesuits in Great Britain. Through writing informed by critical and creative scholarship, it aims to provide a forum in which thoughtful Christians, from different walks of life and different traditions, reflect on God’s continuing action in human experience.
“LA MUERTE ES CHICA” And the Beatification of the Cristero Martyr José Luis Sánchez del Río By Fr. Juan Pablo Ledesma L.C. Translated by permission of the author: Padre Juan Pablo Ledesma L.C. Friday, 11 May 2018 Original Title: “La muerte es chica” En la Beatificación del mártir cristero José Luis Sánchez del Río; for Silentium Magazine – NB: missed in translation: By this title the Author signifies that death is a small thing, little, tiny, or petite when we speak of martyrdom. It is not always possible to translate word for word.
“The Necessity of Reverence Cultivating a pilgrim’s eye for beauty” By Sister Dominic Mary Heath O.P., at Our Lady of Grace Monastery, North Guilford, CT. With kind permission of the Author and The Plough Quaterly to whom we are indebted for this wonderful article, and to the Rev. Canon Scott Gunn, for his photographs. Scott is an Episcopal priest, and serves as the Executive Director of Forward Movement in Cincinnati, OH.