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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Saint_Benedict

The Order of Saint Benedict also known – in reference to the colour of its members' habits – as the Black Monks, is a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict. Each community (monastery, priory or abbey) within the order maintains its own autonomy, while the ...

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Information about the international Benedictine monastic order of sisters and brothers founded by the Patriarch of Western Monasticism, Saint Benedict of Nursia (480-547), Italy, in the sixth century A.D. He wrote what we know as the Rule of Benedict or Regula Benedicti. Geographic database. Search. What's New  ...

www.saintjohnsabbey.org/monastic-life/order

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 of his own experience. Even today we read the lives and sayings of the desert fathers and mothers of Egypt, who were the pioneers of the monastic life and ...

www.e-benedictine.com/order

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

www.newadvent.org/cathen/02443a.htm

St. Benedict did not, strictly speaking, found an order; we have no evidence that he ever contemplated the spread of his Rule to any monasteries besides those which he had himself established. Subiaco was his original foundation and the cradle of the institute. From St. Gregory we learn that twelve other monasteries in the ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Benedictines

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 (c. 480–c. 547) and who are descendants of the traditional monasticism of the early medieval centuries in Italy and Gaul. The Benedictines, strictly speaking, do not ...

www.benedictinemonks.co.uk/news/st-benedict-the-order

St Benedict & The Order. St Benedict. St Benedict was born in Norcia in Umbria about 480. He studied in Rome, and then turned his back on the world and lived in solitude at Subiaco. Disciples came to him and he went to Monte Cassino, where he founded a monastery. He wrote his Rule, which established the spirituality ...

www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dqosb.html

Catholic Institute of Consecrated Life of Order of Saint Benedict.

www.gcatholic.org/orders/001.htm

Also known as: Order of Saint Benedict (English) / Benediktiner (Deutsch) / Orden de San Benito (español) / Ordre de Saint-Benoît Ordine di San Benedetto ( Italiano) / Zakon Świętego Benedykta (polski) / Ordem de São Bento (Português) / 本篤會 (正體中文) / ベネディクト会 (日本語) / 베네딕도회 (한국어) / Ordo Sancti ...