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Monthly Archives: October 2003

Music of Silence

An article about Alain de Brunhoff, a talented Parisian pianist and teacher who abruptly left society, first as a Benedictine, then as a hermit. Brunhoff told the writer: “The point of passing time in solitude is to strip yourself bare, to discover what is essential and true. When you’re strippped down to this point, you […]

Protestant hermit

A French-language article on Daniel Bourguet, a hermit in the Protestant tradition, prior of the Fraternit√© des Veilleurs (Fraternity of the Watchers). The article can be found at: http://www.protestinfo.ch/Articles.asp? Index=1529. Thanks to a U.S. friend of Hermitary for bringing the page to our attention. NOTE: The site server may not allow a direct use of […]