Benedict of Nursia


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Benedict of Nur·si·a

 (nûr′shē-ə, -shə), Saint ad 480?-547?
Italian monk who as founder of the Benedictine order (c. 529) is considered the patriarch of Western monasticism.
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In the sixth century, Benedict of Nursia composed his Rule, a guide for ensuring the optimal health and function of monastic societies.
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Taking Saint Benedict of Nursia as a guide, Professor Fletcher insists that those in the autumn of their lives still have much to contribute to society and to those around them, even when they are ill and dependent.
Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century founder of monastic communities in Italy.
Dreher's notion is a kind of imitation of Benedict of Nursia for Christians as a whole.
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The Pope chose the pontifical name Benedict, which comes from the Latin word meaning "the blessed", in honour of both Pope Benedict XV and Saint Benedict of Nursia.
When Joseph Ratzinger became pope in April 2005, he chose two namesakes: Pope Benedict XV and Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century founder of Western monastic communities with a common rule of life.
Benedictine monks organize their community life around a very detailed, yet simple, "rule" written by Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century, A.
The pope wants the Church to do for the 21st century what Benedict of Nursia and his monastic communities did for another world in transition: preserve what is best of the old world while marrying it to a truer and nobler understanding of who and what we are, to a new humanism which sees in the face of Christ the true meaning of our humanity.