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#377535 - 03/13/12 10:10 PM Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14  
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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: http://kloster-rohr.de

They're suffering from a shortage of vocations...it'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.

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#377537 - 03/14/12 12:06 AM Re: Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14 [Re: sielos ilgesys]  
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Sielos, this small group just moved to Ireland...


http://www.cenacleosb.org/

#377546 - 03/14/12 03:22 AM Re: Greetings for the feast of St. Benedict: March 14 [Re: sielos ilgesys]  
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Here is a brand new book on the life and work of St. Benedict of Nursia, comes with good reviews too:

http://www.amazon.com/Man-Blessing-...mp;ie=UTF8&qid=1331709620&sr=1-8

St. Benedict, pray for us!


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