The Rule of St Benedict


20 February 2018

Chapter 72: Respect The Elders, Love The Young

They should each try to be the first to show respect to the other (Rom 12:10), supporting with the greatest patience one another’s weaknesses of body or behavior, ...

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11 December 2017

Chapter 48: Reading

During the days of Lent, they should be free in the morning to read until the third hour, after which they will work at their assigned tasks until the end of the tenth hour.

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13 November 2017

Chapter 19: The Discipline of Psalmody

We must always remember, therefore, what the Prophet says: Serve the Lord with fear (Ps 2:11), ...

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7 October 2017

Chapter 58: Promise

When she is to be received, she comes before the whole community in the oratory and promises stability, fidelity to monastic life, and obedience.

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15 July 2017

Prologue: The voice of the Lord

What is more delightful than this voice of the Lord calling to us?

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28 June 2017

Chapter 58: Procedure for Receiving Sisters

The concern must be whether the novice truly seeks God and whether she shows eagerness for the Work of God, for obedience and for trials.

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27 March 2017

Prologue: Pray for Perfection

First of all, every time you begin a good work, you must pray to him most earnestly to bring it to perfection.

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11 March 2017

Chapter 20: Petitions Before God

Whenever we want to ask some favour of a powerful man we do it humbly and respectfully, for fear of presumption.

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4 March 2017

Prologue: Moderation In All Things

Therefore we intend to establish a school for the Lord's service.

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8 October 2016

Prologue: Listen

Listen carefully to the master's instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart.

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~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

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Jamberoo NSW 2533 Australia

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