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The Devil and St. Benedict

This illumination showed up in my medievalist Twitter feed today and I tracked it back to the so-called Mettener Regel (1414), a manuscript of the rule of Saint Benedict as practiced at the Abbey of Metten. 470 more words


Before I Lay Me Down to Sleep - Compline

In the early centuries of the Church, in addition to the celebration of Mass, it was customary to hold a so-called vigil, a prayer service in three parts, on the night before a feast day. 891 more words

Joys Of Life

Prayer and Meditation for Saturday, May 19, 2018 -- "You follow me."

The resurrection of Jesus was so life changing that the apostles were willing to stand by their beliefs no matter what the cost.

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter – Mass in the Morning…

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Blogging Benedict: The Roundup

So I’ve blogged through the Rule of St Benedict in a haphazard way for the past several months, the goal being to consider what wisdom St Benedict may hold for us today. 507 more words


Blogging Benedict: The Rule and the Bible

An immediate concern of many Protestants when they meet a text such as the Rule of St Benedict will undoubtedly be, ‘What about the Bible?’ First, as I observed in… 586 more words