Benedictine order

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Noun1.Benedictine order - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th centuryBenedictine order - 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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St Mary's Church is built in the grounds of Birkenhead Priory, the oldest standing building on Merseyside, established around 1150 for monks of the Benedictine order.
Benedict Parish in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City, in solemn commemoration of the Feast of Saint Benedict, the patriarch of Western monks and the founder of the Benedictine Order.
The priory of St Bartholomew was home to members of the Benedictine order. Nuns from the convent are said to have grown strawberries at Strawberry Place next to St James' Park football ground, hence the name of the famous pub there.
We are seeing an erosion of our moral fiber as a people,' said the outspoken nun from the Benedictine Order.
For some, this would have ended the story; but Hildegard saw visions and wrote them down, and these provided guidelines to living for God in a different manner than the Benedictine order fostered.
Not that there was anything remotely gloomy in the Austrian air as we enjoyed bright sunshine and blue skies during a trip to Melk Abbey, formerly a castle and a palace which was given to the Benedictine Order back in the 11th century.
With a few women, they lived according to the rules of the Benedictine Order, too.
Similar to Third Order Franciscans or Secular Carmelites, Oblates have been described as "coworkers," "partners" and "friends" of the Benedictine order. Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day and novelist Walker Percy were both Oblates.
In the Benedictine order Jack was known as Frater George.
The limestone Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, was constructed in the 1980s and is overseen by the Benedictine Order. It was built on the site of 4th and 5th century churches that commemorated what Christian faithful revere as Jesus' miraculous feeding of 5,000 people with five loaves of bread and two fish.
Before he joined the Benedictine order, Duggan was pianist and assistant chorus master for the Pittsburgh Opera Company for three years.