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A School for Prayer (16) – Lectio Divina Subiaco

St Benedict Chartreuse Guigo the Carthusian By Fr Craig Larkin sm, 1943 – 2015 St Benedict was born in Nursia, Italy, around the year 480, the son of a noble family.  He went to Rome to study; was repelled by the moral and political decay he saw there; gave up his studies, and went to […]

July Saints

Saint Benedict (c480-547) Saint Benedict was born around the year 480 in the district of Nursia, central Italy. As a young man he was sent to Rome for studies but left after a short stay, desiring to dedicate his life to God. At Subiaco, Benedict lived a life of solitude and prayer, supported by a […]