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The Order of Saint Benedict also known as the Black Monks – in reference to the colour of its members' habits – is a Catholic religious order of independent ...


Information about the international Benedictine monastic order of sisters and brothers founded by the Patriarch of Western Monasticism, Saint Benedict of Nursia ...


Benedictines are members of the Order of Saint Benedict (O.S.B.), a group of confederated congregations who follow the Rule of St. Benedict.


Benedictine, member of the Order of Saint Benedict (O.S.B.), the confederated congregations of monks and lay brothers who follow the rule of life of St. Benedict  ...


The Order of Saint Benedict. benwdplacid.jpg Saint Benedict (born ca. 480, died ca. 540) received the wisdom of his monastic forebears and added to it the fruits ...


The Benedictine Order comprises monks living under the Rule of St. Benedict, and commonly known as "black monks". The order will be considered in this ...


Apr 18, 2018 ... Names & Abbreviations: Order of St. Benedict, Benedictines, Black Monks ( because of the color of their habit, or religious clothing), OSB.


Catholic Institute of Consecrated Life of Order of Saint Benedict.


This text appeared within 50 years of St. Benedict's death. The Order of St Benedict. Saint Benedict was one of the many Abbots who wrote a Rule for monks.