Religious people in the third century decided to cut themselves off from the world, perform strange rituals, and have their food and drink restricted. They were the first “Big Brother” house. Those who couldn’t take it had to shout: “I’m a Celibate, Get Me Out Of Here”.
Half a dozen bibles and a candlestick please.
Liqueur-making brothers most likely to find themselves in the Priory.
Hunting monks who remain silent so as not to scare off their prey.
The only way Trappists can ring for a pizza.
When monks stand up after praying, they often forget that many monasteries have low ceilings. The resultant injuries lead to the gradual wearing away of the hair on the top of their heads.
What they say when they hit their heads.
Californians who wear flowers in their tonsure.
Franciscans wear several of these around their neck.
Building society for monks.
Canteen for monks.
Furniture shop for monks.
What they put in the Abbey.
Horse in the 3.30 at Kempton. Not worth losing your vestment on.
Two-wheeled transport used to get around large monasteries.
Where monks go skiing.
Where monks go yachting.
When monks go skiing or yachting.
What a lot of monks have. It’s why they’re in cells.
Monk numbers are falling. This is hardly surprising as they don’t breed that well.