Thursday 18th April, the Community will be praying Vigils and Compline privately.

If anyone while occupied in any task…

If anyone while occupied in any task, whether in the kitchen, or store-room, or in his service, or in the bakehouse, or garden, or in any other craft or place, shall commit any fault, or break anything, or lose anything, or fall into any transgression whatever, and do not come at once before the abbot and community, confessing and making satisfaction of his own accord for his offence, but it become known through another: let him undergo greater punishment. But if it be a matter of a secret sin of the soul, then let him reveal it only to the abbot, or to a spiritual father who knows how to cure his own wounds and the wounds of others without disclosing and publishing them