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Monastic Monday: Saint Benedict’s First Monastery

Story: Sometime after St. Benedict put away the temptations of the flesh, the knowledge of his virtue grew in the region of Subiaco.  At one point a group of monks from a nearby monastery approached Benedict.  Their abbot had recently … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on St. Dominic and the Order of Preachers

My monastic journey started some years ago, while I was completing my senior year in college.  I started reading the Rule of St. Benedict and looking at traditional (first order) monasticism.  While still being unsure about how to go about this … Continue reading

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