Brotherhood: The Inner Life of Monks
At a time of change, a community of ageing monks reflect on their spirituality as the number of burials in the monastery graveyard continues to grow.
The monks of Mount St Bernard Abbey, a community of 25 men, more than half of whom are over 80 years old, are opening the first Trappist brewery in the UK. For their historic, countercultural lifestyle to survive, the venture must succeed.
In the meantime, as the monks reflect on spirituality, ageing and the end of life, the number of burials in the abbey graveyard continues to grow.