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Benedict of Nursia


Benedict of Nursia (c. 480 – 543 or 547) is a Christian saint, who is venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the ...

St. Benedict - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online


Meditation on the life of St. Benedict, by Terry Matz.

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Benedict of Nursia - New Advent


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 ...

St. Benedict - Benedictine Abbey of Christ in the Desert


Saint Benedict (480-547) was born in the district of Nursia (present-day Norcia), in Umbria, central Italy. He is regarded as the “Father of Western Monasticism” ...

Saint Benedict Catholic School - Richmond


Catholic classical education: The most successful method of education ever developed is at Saint Benedict School. A Catholic classical education is the oldest ...

Saint Benedict Catholic Church - Home


The Rule of Saint Benedict says, "Let all guests who arrive be received as Christ, because He will say: 'I was a stranger and you took Me in'(Mt 25:35). And let ...

Saint Benedict of Nursia | Italian monk | Britannica.com


Saint Benedict of Nursia, Nursia also spelled Norcia (born c. 480, Nursia [Italy]— died c. 547, Monte Cassino; feast day July 11, formerly March 21) founder of the ...

College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University


The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are nationally leading liberal arts colleges whose unique partnership provides students with a highly ...

St. Benedict | Health and Healing Ministry


St. Benedict's helps keep people from falling through the cracks in the heath care system. All of our services are no cost, and we are completely ...

Friends of Saint Benedict - Homepage


Save the Date! Annual Symposium on Benedictine Spirituality 2016: Benedictine Wisdom and Sacred Humanitas, featuring Sister Donald Corcoran, OSB.

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Saint Benedict of Nursia by Abbot Primate Jerome Theisen OSB. Life


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 ...

St. Benedict | Saint of the Day | AmericanCatholic.org


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 ...

St. Benedict of Nursia, - EWTN.com


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 his ...