St. Benedict

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Noun1.St. Benedict - Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)St. Benedict - Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
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While they were thus talking there appeared on the road two friars of the order of St. Benedict, mounted on two dromedaries, for not less tall were the two mules they rode on.
"Look, senor; those are friars of St. Benedict, and the coach plainly belongs to some travellers: I tell you to mind well what you are about and don't let the devil mislead you."
The friars drew rein and stood wondering at the appearance of Don Quixote as well as at his words, to which they replied, "Senor Caballero, we are not devilish or unnatural, but two brothers of St. Benedict following our road, nor do we know whether or not there are any captive princesses coming in this coach."
To this he answered, with abundance of candour, thus: "Sir, I am a Catholic of the Roman Church, and a priest of the order of St. Benedict, and I embrace all the principles of the Roman faith; but yet, if you will believe me, and that I do not speak in compliment to you, or in respect to my circumstances and your civilities; I say nevertheless, I do not look upon you, who call yourselves reformed, without some charity.
on Thursday, July 11, at the St. 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.
In state Saturday, from 10 AM until the time of the Mass at 11 AM at Villa St. Benedict, 1920 Maple Ave., Lisle, IL 60532.
A modern reader might glance at The Rule of St. Benedict, see a chapter about the proper times to say "Alleluia," and think: What could this possibly have to do with my life?
But though such things may be jarring to our more modern sensibilities, that does not mean the entirety of St. Benedict's instruction should be ignored.
July 11 is the Feast of St. Benedict who taught us 'Ora et Labora.' Pray and work!
The Sisters of St. Benedict claim this scent is truly "heavenly," and with good reason.
| St. Benedict's RC Primary team, front, from left, Jay Francis, Tom Exley, Dylan Spillane, Luke Egglesstone and Sam Barnard with, rear, Archie Parkes, Matthew Hood, George McCormick and Zak Francis 100516MGABENEDICT_03 IAN MCINTYRE
Synopsis: "St. Benedict's Guide to Improving Your Work Life: Workplace as Worthspace" by Michael Rock (a professor and consultant in human relations, organizational behavior, business ethics and emotional intelligence studies for over 35 years) has its origins in a seven-year study of the problem of workplace disengagement in light of contemporary understandings of emotional intelligence and spirituality.