The Monastery : Montefano Our Mother House

pax_logoSt. Benedict refers to the monastery as the work shop of the Lord wherein the monk plies the tools of his spiritual craft. The family spirit forms the very core of the Benedictine life. St. Benedict’s idea of a monastery is that of a spiritual family where the Abbot is the father and the monks brethren in Christ.

Monte Fano is the mother house of the Sylvestro-Benedictine monks in Sri Lanka. Situated on the outskirts of Kandy, in a typical rural setting, Monte Fano stands in perfect harmony with its surroundings. Simple, yet majestic in appearance, it does lend enchantment to the landscape. Its remoteness from the city provides the seclusion and peace necessary for prayer and study, which the monk seek and its salubrious climate and fertile soil keep the inmates healthy and vigorous.

Visitors to the monastery have found the atmosphere awe-inspiring, but to the monks, it is their home on earth, in which is found a truly fraternal spirit and the near hundredfold, which Christ promised to those who, having left their homesteads and their possessions chose to follow Him in a life of dedicated service.

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Simple Profession of Madhushan Sandeepa Fernando

The simple profession of Novice Madhushan Sandeepa Fernando tool place on the 26th of September …
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Consecration of the Monastery to Virgin Mary, the Queen of Monks

The Monastery and the Priory was consecrated to Virgin Mary, the Queen of Monks in …
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Funeral of Fr. Bernad Regno Molligoda OSB

Fr. Bernard was a monk priest of our Conventual Priory. He was called into the …
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Silver Jubilee Celebration

Silver Jubilee celebration of Priesthood of Frs. Dom. Emil Joseph Anthonypillai OSB & Dom. Gregory …
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The Renewal of Vows

The Renewal of Vows The renewal of vows of the brothers Benil, Errol, Joseph, Miguel, …
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Adisham Feast 2016

Adisham Feast 2016 The Feats of St. Benedict was celebrated at “St. Beneedict’s Minastery”, Adisham …
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50th Profession Anniversary of Fr. Gregory Leonidas

50th Profession Anniversary of Fr. Gregory Leonidas Maurice Leonidas was born on the 13th of …
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The Archives at Monte Fano

The Archives at Monte Fano “In books lies the soul of the whole PastTime; the …
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Wahacotte June Feast, 2016

The Annual June Feast at Wahacotte The June feats at Wahacotte was held on the …
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Silver Jubilee of Priestly Ordination

Silver Jubilee of Priestly Ordination of Rev. Fr. Dom. Wulstan Fernando OSB Earnest Anthony Fernando …
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Feast of St. Sylvester 2015

The Solemnity of our Holy Founder St. Sylvester Abbot was held on the 25th and …
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Eththukala Visit

Visit to St. Sylvester’s Church, Eththukala The monks visited the Eththukala Church in Negombo, which …
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Online Playable Audio Tracks

  1. 01.Puer natus est nobis, introit in mode 7
  2. 02. Os iusti, gradual in mode
  3. 03 Christus factus est, gradual in mode 5 (Liber Usualis, No 655
  4. 04 Mandatum novum do vobis, antiphon & Psalm 132 in Mode 3
  5. 05 Media vita in morte sumus, responsory in mode 4
  6. 06 Alleluia, beatus vir qui suffert, in mode 1
  7. 07 Spiritus Domini, introit in mode 8 (Liber Usualis, No 878b)
  8. 08 Improperium exspectavit cor meum, offertory in mode 8 for Palm Sunday


 

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