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The Holy Rule of St. Benedict By St. Benedict of Nursia
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This work holds the first place among monastic legislative codes, and was by far the most important factor in the organization and spread of monasticism in the West. St. Benedict's rules of... More > obedience, humility, and contemplation are not only prerequisites for formal religious societies, they also provide an invaluable model for anyone desiring to live more simply.< Less
Holy Rule of St. Benedict By Benedict St.
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St. Benedict originally intended this text for use in monasteries. St. Benedict highlights the importance of peace, prayer, work, sacrifice, humility, frugality, and obedience. His guidelines are to... More > aid those in the pursuit of godliness, and he shares how individuals should relate to each other, authority, and guests. St. Benedict explains the responsibilities of the Abbott, or community leader, in whose care rests the welfare of the community's members. The Rule of St. Benedict provides tangible advice regarding how a community of Christians can cultivate contented souls that are modest and free from want. This book contains a thorough set of principles for those who wish to grow in God's love by communally engaging in Christ-like disciplines. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Rules of St Benedict. By Saint Benedict's Oratory
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The Rules Of Saint Benedict
The Rule of St. Benedict With Expository By Francis Cuthebert
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Commentaries can be broken into three primary groups; devotional, line by line (exegesis), and a combination of the two. This is of the last segment, fine blend of the two. More importantly, it... More > provides to the American student another perspective from a European monk. This particular effort has both the novice/ oblate and academic student in mind. Here, in this expository Doyle addresses the essentials without overwhelming the mind with extraneous academic actors. To date, this is one the most balanced approach for those who either have a desire to come to explore the richness provided in this monumental document.Today it remain the most prolific monastic rule in the Western Hemisphere.< Less
The Gardens of the Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict By Pauline Chiarelli
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The Gardens of the Missionionary Sisters of St. Benedict are located at St. Joseph's Home for the Aged, Huntington, New York. From roses dressed in morning dew to the gentle curve of the radiant... More > flower beds, The Gardens represent the joy and caring The Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict cultivate for the community in their care.< Less
Life of Our Most Holy Father St. Benedict By Gregory the Great
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Written by 6th century Pope St. Gregory I, this text is one of the only ancient accounts of St. Benedict's life and work. St. Gregory tells us that at an early age, St. Benedict abandoned all worldly... More > cares to seek a life of close union with God. In his adulthood, St. Benedict built twelve monasteries and was believed to have performed numerous miracles. St. Benedict is largely known for his book The Rule of St. Benedict, a collection of spiritual and administrative instructions for monks--as a result of this achievement, St. Benedict is often recognized as the founder of Western monasticism. The second half of St. Gregory's text is the reproduction of St. Benedict's seventy-three chapter Rule. Although St. Gregory never engaged with St. Benedict himself, he was able to craft this illuminating portrait of St. Benedict's life by consulting several of St. Benedict's close disciples and successors. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Commentary for Benedictine Oblates on the Rule of St. Benedict By G.A. Simon & Leonard J. Doyle (Translator)
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The Commentary on the Rule takes into account the long history of commentary on St. Benedict’s rule and discusses this history at length in the introduction. Each chapter has a selection of the... More > rule, following the divisions of dates on which sections of the rule are read in monasteries, then a commentary on that section, followed by an application, through 72 chapters completing the entire Rule. The commentary makes use of the very lengthy Monastic Tradition, works of the Church Fathers, Eastern Monasticism, the Scholastics and others, as well as commentary on text criticism in regards to the original Latin of the rule itself. This wonderful text, though it is intended for Benedictine Oblates, is a worthy resource for anyone that would like to know more about the rule of St. Benedict. This is book is the resource for those trying to learn more about monastic life.< Less
Commentary for Benedictine Oblates on the Rule of St. Benedict By G.A. Simon & Leonard J. Doyle (Translator)
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The Commentary on the Rule takes into account the long history of commentary on St. Benedict’s rule and discusses this history at length in the introduction. Each chapter has a selection of the... More > rule, following the divisions of dates on which sections of the rule are read in monasteries, then a commentary on that section, followed by an application, through 72 chapters completing the entire Rule. The commentary makes use of the very lengthy Monastic Tradition, works of the Church Fathers, Eastern Monasticism, the Scholastics and others, as well as commentary on text criticism in regards to the original Latin of the rule itself. This wonderful text, though it is intended for Benedictine Oblates, is a worthy resource for anyone that would like to know more about the rule of St. Benedict. This is book is the resource for those trying to learn more about monastic life.< Less
The Life of Our Most Holy Father St. Benedict By Saint Gregory I
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Perhaps one of the few of its kind, this work tells the story of Saint Benedict, a person who is often credited by the Roman Catholic church as founding Western monasticism in the ancient world. The... More > first half of this book tells the story of his birth place in Italy, his early education and parentage. This work goes further on to tell the story of his construction of twelve monasteries and some miracles he may have performed. The second half of this book tells of the rules of monasticism that was handed down to Pope Gregory I by Benedict’s line of successors and disciples. Although there was no real written work to base his findings off of, the testimony of the successors has yet to be disproven in any way.< Less
The Power of the Saint Benedict Medal By John M. Wasikowski
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"The Power of the Saint Benedict Medal" brings forth the origin, uses and power of the St. Benedict Medal. Eduoard Desire Marie Joseph van Speybrouck wrote a book that contained vital... More > information about the origin, power, and use of the Saint Benedict Medal. The book, originally published in 1910, contained this vital information. Your author knows the tremendous power of the St. Benedict Medal and wants you to share in it.< Less

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