A Franciscan speaks on current culture and how to live in it. It is long, so you can listen to some now and some later. He is very practical and speaks about being sent to a psychologist. What he says about that is true and funny, and the entire reflection is worth a listen.
This young priest understands the inner life and the battle. He does not speak about scrupulosity, the occupational hazard of Catholic moral life. I stole that adjectival phrase from somewhere else.
He mentions Carthusian. There is one Carthusian monastery in the US, and the land for it was donated by a Union Carbide executive.
The mother house is Grande Chartreuse in France. The name of the color originated there. The monks have produced the alcoholic cordial, Chartreuse, since 1737, and it was the cordial that gave rise to the color name. The liqueur is produced not only as green chartreuse, but also as yellow chartreuse. There are 23 charterhouses, 18 for men and five for women.
Let me add one thing. Other people suffer a longer death than three hours on the cross. The incomparable suffering is not the number of hours but the billions and billions of sins He carries in his arms.