Re: Using Silence in Meetings LO2779

Bernard Girard (
Wed, 13 Sep 1995 08:37:09 +0000

Replying to LO2754 --

Jim Michmerhuizen wrote :

>Many years ago I spent a weekend retreat at a tiny monastery. Each day
>the monks followed a rule of silence until after the evening meal. So did
>we lay people.

Do you know that the monks who keep silent all day long have to sing in
church not to become mad. We cannot keep totaly silent without extreme
psychological consequences

Bernard Girard