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#377535 - 03/14/12 02:10 AM Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14
sielos ilgesys Offline

Registered: 05/07/09
Posts: 1208
Loc: Texas/USA
Regards to all who venerate and invoke St. Benedict as well as prayer request for the future of the abbey of which I am an oblate:

They're suffering from a shortage of's a monastic community dating back to the 1100s. For centuries it was an Augustinian Canonry; suppressed by Napoleon in 1803, it was revived by Sudenten ethnic German monks expelled from Czechoslovakia following WW2 and re-established as a Benedictine abbey in 1947. The monks engage in pasotal work and teaching at their gymnasium.

Edited by sielos ilgesys (03/14/12 02:12 AM)

#377537 - 03/14/12 04:06 AM Re: Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14 [Re: sielos ilgesys]
Jakub. Offline

Registered: 10/15/02
Posts: 4225
Loc: San Buenaventura, California
Sielos, this small group just moved to Ireland...

#377546 - 03/14/12 07:22 AM Re: Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14 [Re: sielos ilgesys]
Rybak Offline

Registered: 08/28/08
Posts: 335
Loc: Oregon
Here is a brand new book on the life and work of St. Benedict of Nursia, comes with good reviews too:

St. Benedict, pray for us!


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