Skete

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Typically, the '''skete''' style of community in its earliest form had a small chapel surrounded by monastic kellia or cells where the monks lived and did their private rule of prayers or cell rule, and some handiwork. A spiritual father or abbot guided the spiritual endeavors of the monks of this community.
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Typically, the '''skete''' or skiti style of community in its earliest form had a small [[chapel]] surrounded by [[monastic]] kellia or cells where the [[monk]]s lived and did their private [[prayer rule]] or cell rule, and some handiwork. A spiritual father or [[abbot]] guided the spiritual endeavors of the monks of this community.
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==Source==
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*[http://www.skete.com/about_community.cfm Skete.com: About Us]
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==See also==
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*[[Monastery]]
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*[[Mount Athos]]
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[[Category:Monasteries]]
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[[fr:Skite]]
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[[ro:Schit]]

Latest revision as of 10:55, September 9, 2008

Typically, the skete or skiti style of community in its earliest form had a small chapel surrounded by monastic kellia or cells where the monks lived and did their private prayer rule or cell rule, and some handiwork. A spiritual father or abbot guided the spiritual endeavors of the monks of this community.


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