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Saint Benedict: A Wise Guide for Living Well Today

In preparation for the feast of Saint Benedict today, Sunday, July 11, the Benedictine Primate of the Confederation of Benedictines, Abbot Gregory, reflects on the wisdom of Saint Benedict. It was published in today’s Osservatore Romano: ________ Saint Benedict: A Wise Guide for Living Well TodayAbbot Primate Gregory Polan, O.S.B. Can a text which […]

St Benedict

Saint Benedict is a spiritual master who zeros-in on the key spiritual teaching of Christianity: nothing is preferred to the love of Christ. We do this by making a total gift of self, by a life of humility and forgetting self thus putting on the new person. Saint Bernard’s only sermon Benedict says: “His holiness […]

St Benedict

Friends, a blessed Feast of St. Benedict! “Help me, great St. Benedict, to live and die as a faithful child of God, to run in the sweetness of His loving will, and to attain the eternal happiness of heaven. Amen.” Saint John Paul II expressed his sincere hope: “May every Benedictine community present itself with […]