Monks and relics

Brother of the Sack

When a travelling monk seeks refuge in a monastery, he doesn’t expect to be accused of the theft of a precious holy relic.

Luckily, Brother Benjamin is blessed with a sharp mind and cleverly uncovers the real thief.

This #30days30shorts story was inspired by an information board overlooking a local field. It describes how an ancient priory once stood on the site, which housed the Friars of the Sack. Sadly, nothing much is known about the vanished priory, nor the monks who lived there. Continue reading “Monks and relics”