TAN Direction St. Bonaventure Part 3: A Model for Holiness

St. Bonaventure Part 3: A Model for Holiness

Fr. Robert Nixon illuminates how Bonaventure serves as an example for all of us, from multitasking workaholics to devout but exhausted young families, to the spiritually slothful. Bonaventure – “good and fortunate journey” – lived a life of deep devotion and commitment to everything that he applied his talents toward. Consider how we today so often fail to give our “all” to our pursuits: faith, family, work, charity, and more.

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Conor Gallagher is the CEO of TAN Books. He is the Executive Director of the Benedict Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey College, and also on the Board of Trustees for Belmont Abbey College. He is a Board Member at Saint Joseph College Seminary for the Diocese of Charlotte.
He is the author of “If Aristotle’s Kid Had an iPod: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents”, “Still Amidst the Storm: A Family Man’s Search for Peace in an Anxious World”, “Parenting for Eternity”, and he has a series of shorter books coming out, including “You Are Never Too Busy” and “You Have Only One Problem”. He and his wife Ashley are the parents of fifteen children.


Fr. Robert Nixon, OSB, is a monk of the Abbey of the Most Holy Trinity, New Norcia, Western Australia.  There he serves as Director of the Institute for Benedictine Studies.  He is a retreat master and liturgist. His interests include Medieval Latin literature, especially the lives of the saints.

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