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Saint of the Week: St. Benedict of Nursia

TheTrueEnlightenment SAINT BENEDICT Abbot (c. 480-547) St. Benedict, blessed by grace and in name, was born of a noble Italian family about 480. When a boy he was sent to Rome, and there placed …More
TheTrueEnlightenment SAINT BENEDICT
Abbot
(c. 480-547)

St. Benedict, blessed by grace and in name, was born of a noble Italian family about 480. When a boy he was sent to Rome, and there placed in the public schools. Scared by the licentiousness of the Roman youth, he fled to the desert mountains of Subiaco, and was directed by the Holy Spirit into a cave, deep, craggy, and almost inaccessible. He lived there for three years, unknown to any one save the holy monk Romanus, who clothed him with the monastic habit and brought him food. But the fame of his sanctity soon gathered disciples round him. The rigor of his rule, however, drew on him the hatred of some of the monks, and one of them mixed poison with the abbot's drink; but when the Saint made the sign of the cross on the poisoned bowl, it broke and fell in pieces to the ground.
After he had built twelve monasteries at Subiaco, he removed to Monte Casino, where he founded an abbey in which he wrote his rule and lived until …More
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Madonna del Carmine

Abundius of Ananelos
Amabilis of Rouen
Antonio Muller
Berthevin of Lisieux
Bertrand of Grand-Selve
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