You are likely to pass by people who have devoted their lives to monastic services; leave them alone.
This should be manifestly clear this morning even to the most monastic heirs of David Broder.
Liam rarely leaves his monastic Baltimore apartment, which is sans TV and computer.
But his period of monastic seclusion officially comes to an end on Thursday.
A Youtube video of some jet-setting Buddhist monks has Thailand scrambling to crack down on materialism in the monastic ranks.
The monastery of Clugny grew out of the urgent need of monastic reform.
Many were the efforts to reform the abuses which crept into the monastic houses.
Well, Monkton, I have been to E——-; that important event in my monastic life has been concluded.
We will now see the monks at work, and spend a day with them in their monastic home.
The first of these was, as we have seen, an essential reform at Cluny, the model for the English monastic reformers.
mid-15c., from Middle French monastique "monkish, monastic," or directly from Late Latin monasticus, from Ecclesiastical Greek monastikos "solitary, pertaining to a monk," from Greek monazein "to live alone" (see monastery). Related: Monastical (c.1400).