Chapter 64: Election of the Abbess

28 May 2016 | The Rule of St Benedict

Election of the Abbess

RB 64:9-11, 15 -  9 The abbess must be chaste, temperate and merciful. 10 She should always let mercy triumph over judgment (Jas 2:13) so that she too may win mercy. 11 She must hate faults but love the sisters ... 15 Let her strive to be loved rather than feared.

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