From the January/February, 2008 issue of Touchstone
Hermit Life by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

Hermit Life

Camaldolese Spirituality: Essential Sources
translations, notes, and introduction by Peter-Damian Belisle
Ercam Editions, 2007
(285 pages, $17.00, paperback)

In Praise of Hiddenness: The Spirituality of the Camaldolese Hermits of Monte Corona
by a Camaldolese hermit, edited by Fr. Louis-Albert Lassus, O.P.
Ercam Editions, 2007
(108 pages, $9.00, paperback)

The Eremitic Life: Encountering God in Silence and Solitude
by Cornelius Wencel, Er.Cam.
Ercam Editions, 2007
(225 pages, $14.00, paperback)

reviewed by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

At Holy Family Hermitage in Bloomingdale, Ohio, the hermits rise at 3:30 A.M. and gather a . . .


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