The Rule of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist
We Brothers welcome you to a share one of our daily practices: listening to and reflecting on a chapter of our Rule of Life.
- To listen to the SSJE Rule of Life, read aloud by a Brother, click on the chapters below or in the left sidebar navigation on this page.
- For a guide to reading the SSJE Rule as a means for your own personal reflection, click here.
- To purchase a print copy of the book The Rule of Life of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, click here.
- We welcome your comments on each chapter.
In addition the Brothers have a series of other resources that we hope might be helpful to you in exploring living with a Rule.
Living Intentionally: Creating a Rule of Life
We invite you to download our Living Intentionally Workbook for Creating a Personal Rule of Life. Walk with Br. David Vryhof step-by-step through the process of writing your own Rule.
A Framework for Freedom:
We invite you to discover the freedom that comes from living by a rule of life, by journeying through “A Framework for Freedom,” a 7-week self-guided video course to help you say “Yes” to your life. Watch the series now. Subscribe to a daily email.
In Lent 2012, we preached a series on the challenges and rewards of living by a rule of life. Drawing on chapters from SSJE’s Rule. Read and listen to the sermons.
A Living Tradition:
Each day of Lent 2011, we posted a short “living commentary” on our Rule, with a Brother or two offering his unique perspective on the document which shapes and forms our prayer and practice more than any other apart from Scripture and The Book of Common Prayer. To read that conversation, click here.
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