The Rule of St Benedict

 

16 July 2016

Chapter 48: Daily Manual Labour and Prayer

Idleness is the enemy of the soul. Therefore, the sisters should have specified periods for manual labour as well as for prayerful reading.

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20 June 2016

Chapter 5: Obedience

If a disciple obeys grudgingly and grumbles, not only aloud but also in her heart, then, even though she carries out the order, her action will not be accepted with favour by God...

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28 May 2016

Chapter 64: Election of the Abbess

The abbess must be chaste, temperate and merciful. She should always let mercy triumph over judgment so that she too may win mercy.

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23 April 2016

Chapter 34: Distribution According To Need

It is written: Distribution was made to each one as there was need (Acts 4:35). By this we do not imply that there should be favoritism...

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9 April 2016

Chapter 4: The Tools for Good Works

Listen readily to holy reading, and devote yourself often to prayer.

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19 March 2016

Chapter 48: The Daily Manual Labour

Idleness is the enemy of the soul. Therefore, the sisters should have specified periods for manual labour as well as for prayerful reading.

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12 March 2016

Chapter 53: The Reception of Guests

All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say...

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Jamberoo Abbey, Benedictine Nuns
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Jamberoo NSW 2533 Australia

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