order of Saint Benedict

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Noun1.order of Saint Benedict - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th centuryorder of Saint Benedict - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
monastic order, order - a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
Benedictine - a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
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It then became a Benedictine abbey and nuns remained there until the end of the last century, when it became a family home.
His remains were kept in a shrine, but were lost during Henry VIII's reign and the dissolution of the Benedictine Abbey in Bury St Edmunds in 1539.
For a first walk, and to find our legs, we chose the 10k ramble to Kloster Ettal, a magnificent Benedictine Abbey.
During the thrilling journey, the train makes its way along the valley and on through snowy pastures and woodland, before passing a Benedictine Abbey at Disentis and travelling on to Andermatt, where Omega passengers leave the train.
Spend the day in this small city on the bank on the Danube visiting the Benedictine Abbey situated above the Wachau valley, before travelling to Vienna for an overnight stay and a full day of exploration.
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The abbey Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey perched high on a cliff above the town and is among the most celebrated sights of North Yorkshire.
The little settlement of Romsley fell under the patronage of the rich and powerful Benedictine abbey of Winchcombe in Gloucestershire, a town which by this date was practically the capital of Mercia.
The ancient Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem was established in about 1070, when a hospice was established in Jerusalem by monks from a neighbouring Benedictine abbey to care for the growing number of Christians making the long and dangerous pilgrimage to the holy city.
In the 1950s, the brethren at the Benedictine Abbey of Saint John the Baptists in Collegeville, Minnesota collaborated with architect Marcel Breuer to design and construct a new church.
Objects here include a late 13th-century cope from the Benedictine Abbey of St Blasien, in amazingly good condition, a 14th-century Sienese processional cross, and a late 9th-century ivory book cover from St Paul's Abbey in Lavanttal, over the border in Austria.
Beside it is the famous Benedictine Abbey of Monserrat in Spain.