St Benedict was a Christian saint who founded 12 monasteries in Italy, as well as creating the Rule of Saint Benedict for future monks to live by. Also known as "Benedict of Nursia...
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Welcome to St. Benedict. As the people of God who are loved by the Father,
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Brief biography of Saint Benedict, born ca. 480 AD, he began his life as a monk in
Subiaco and wrote a Rule for monasteries that civilized Europe. He and his ...
of Nursia (c. 480 - c. 547) founded the monastery at Monte Cassino, set up rules for monastic conduct, and is called the father of Western monasticism. Benedict
had started out as a hermit but thought communal life was better spiritually. More »
Founder of western monasticism, born at Nursia, c. 480; died at Monte Cassino,
543. The only authentic life of Benedict of Nursia is that contained in the second ...
Meditation on the life of St. Benedict, by Terry Matz.
It is unfortunate that no contemporary biography was written of a man who has
exercised the greatest influence on monasticism in the West. Benedict is well ...
During this anarchic time appeared one of the noblest of the Fathers of the
Western Church—St. Benedict of Nursia, founder of the great order which bears
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are nationally leading
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