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Mary Magdalene: Choose the Better Part

answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing.  Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken from her.” (

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Prayer And Spirituality

Rules of Acknowledgement

A Reflection on a Passage from the Gospel of Matthew 10:24-33 from the Memorial of Saint Benedict the Abbot

Jesus’ closing words in today’s Gospel hit me every single time.  532 more words

Ite Missa Est Reflections

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE LATIN WRITING ON ST BENEDICT'S MEDAL?

Front of the medal

The Cross

“[…] There is the image of St Benedict carrying in his right hand the Cross of Christ. It is known that St Benedict had a special devotion to the Cross and this has been passed on to succeeding generations of Benedictines. 339 more words

Words Of Wisdom

ST BENEDICT

A gentle sonnet for St Benedict, whom we commemorate today.

You sought to start a simple school of prayer,
A modest, gentle, moderate attempt,
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Deacon

St. Benedict

Happy Feast of St. Benedict!

The tomb of St. Benedict at Monte Cassino

St. Benedict on the left, St. Scholastica, his sister, on the right… 11 more words

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Feast of St. Benedict

Happy feast of St. Benedict, the person who had perhaps the greatest influence on the development of Western monasticism.

We know Benedict as the founder of an order that still thrives today and as the author of a Holy Rule that he established for his followers. 295 more words

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