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The Life of St. Benedict

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Published by Saint Bede"s Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • Religious,
  • Gregory,
  • Christian saints,
  • Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino,
  • ca. 540-604,
  • Specific Members Of Religious Congregations And Orders,
  • Italy,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • De vita et miraculis venerabilis Benedicti,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • BENEDICT, SAINT, ABBOT OF MONTE CASSINO,
  • Benedict,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Religious,
  • GREGORY I, POPE, ca. 540-604,
  • ca. 540-604.,
  • Benedict,,
  • I,,
  • Pope,,
  • Religion - Roman Catholic,
  • Biography,
  • De vita et miraculis venerabil

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAdalbert De Vogue (Commentary), Hilary Costello (Translator), Eoin De-Bhaldraithe (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8386246M
    ISBN 100932506771
    ISBN 109780932506771

      The famous, classic life of St. Benedict, filled with miracles, holy stories and inspiring idealism. Delightful reading for all ages. Describes much of what is known about St. Benedict, including the founding of the Benedictine : TAN Books. Benedict exhorts his readers to "Live in fear of judgment day and have a great horror of hell. Yearn for everlasting life with holy desire" [p. 13]. The concept of hell is more foreign, less visceral and immediate, to those of us who live in a secular society than it was for Christians in Benedict's time.

    After Mass, there is a short period for personal matters and breakfast. We also prepare breakfast for our B&B guests at this time. At a.m., we gather in the Chapter Room, where the Prior reads from the Rule of Saint Benedict and gives a short commentary applying its . The Rule of St. Benedict 1 The Rule of Saint Benedict (Translated into English. A Pax Book, preface by W.K. Lowther Clarke. London: S.P.C.K., ) PROLOGUE Hearken continually within thine heart, O son, giving attentive ear to the precepts of thy master. Understand with willing mind and effectually fulfil thy holy father’s admonition; that thou.

    If you are looking for a translation of The Life of Saint Benedict (Book 2 of the Dialogues) by Saint Gregory the Great with commentary, this book is an excellent one to take in hand. Especially for those in monastic formation, oblate formation, or monastic studies courses, it is a user-friendly volume that is compact and attractive.5/5(1). Benedict is available as an MS Word file ( KB) or as a PDF file ( KB). Modern English Translation. Kardong OSB, Terrence G.: The Life of Saint Benedict by Gregory the Great: Translation and Commentary. Liturgical Press, THE SECOND BOOK OF THE DIALOGUES. Containing the Life and Miracles of Saint Benedict of Nursia (A.D. ).


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The Life of St. Benedict Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on his biography by Pope Saint Gregory the Great, and told by a Benedictine monk living today in Italy at the birthplace of Benedict, these stories and pictures are rich with interesting details. The holiness of Benedict, his wisdom, his great impact on the world, and his miracles will intrigue and inspire everyone in the family/5(5).

The Life of St. Benedict: The Great Patriarch of the Western Monks ( A.D.) Pamphlet – September 1, by St. Gregory the Great (Author), Edward van Speybrouck (Introduction)4/5(6). Benedict - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.

The fiercely individualistic spirit of our age tends to take a dim view of two big ideas: having any sort of rules governing everyday life; and pooling resources to live together in a. This small book tells of the life and many miracles of St Benedict, the founder of the Benedictine Order of both monks and nuns.

His passion and zeal in pursuing his faith drove him to leave his wealthy upbringing and seek complete solitude living in a cave for three years in the mountains/5(25). An interesting and outstanding writing by ST Gregory the Great about the life and miracles of St Benedict.

Describing the many miracles he performed, St Gregory's fondness for this man is evident in this writing. Also described is the power of the medal of St Benedict and his prayers/5.

This lovely, charming book gives us the life of St. Benedict in the format used by ancient biographers to tell the life of a saint. Each chapter is a small story, an episode in his life, that has a lesson for us embedded into it/5(13).

It is a book written by a Saint (St. Gregory the Great) about a Saint (St. Benedict). Every young man starting at Benedictine high school is required to read it before Freshman year.

It /5. Saint Gregory wrote about St. Benedict in his Second Book of Dialogues, but his account of the life and miracles of Benedict cannot be regarded as a biography in the modern sense of the term. Gregory's purpose in writing Benedict's life was to edify and to inspire, not to seek out the particulars of his daily life.

THE DIALOGUES of Saint Gregory. PROLOGUE (spoken by Gregory). CHAPTER ONE: How he made a broken sieve whole and sound. CHAPTER TWO: How he overcame a great temptation of the flesh. CHAPTER THREE: How Benedict, by the sign of the Holy Cross, broke a drinking-glass in pieces.

CHAPTER FOUR: How Benedict reformed a monk that would not stay at his prayers. Saint Gregory wrote about St. Benedict in his Second Book of Dialogues, but his account of the life and miracles of Benedict cannot be regarded as a biography in the modern sense of the term. Gregory’s purpose in writing Benedict’s life was to edify and to inspire, not to seek out the particulars of his daily life.

The Life of St. Benedict - Kindle edition by Pope St. Gregory the Great. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Life of St. Benedict/5(5). Life of St. Benedict written by Saint Gregory in his Second Book of Gregory's narrative serves to inspire and edify the life of St.

Benedict. The book is a guide written by St. Benedict, which covers basically everything relating to the monastic lifestyle I find the monastic lifestyle facinating, and can highly respect their ascetic beliefs, and their reasonable, moderate, balanced approach to faith and life.4/5.

The Life of Saint Benedict book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Children and parents alike will be delighted by these stories a /5. The only recognized authority for the facts of Benedict’s life is book 2 of the Dialogues of St.

Gregory I, who said that he had obtained his information from four of Benedict’s disciples. Though Gregory’s work includes many signs and wonders, his outline of Benedict’s life may be accepted as historical. He gives no dates, however. The Latin of this edition of the life of St.

Benedict by St. Gregory the Great, is from that used by dom. Edmund Martàne, the English is almost exactly that of the quaint translation published in File Size: KB. The famous, classic life of St. Benedict, filled with miracles, holy stories and inspiring idealism.

Delightful reading for all ages. Describes much of what is known about St. Benedict, including. THE LIFE OF ST. BENEDICT - BOOKLET This popular, classic life of St.

Benedict, written by St. Gregory the Great ( AD AD) is filled with miracles, holy stories and inspiring lessons.

Delightful reading for all ages. Discusses much of what is known about St. Benedict, including the founding of the Benedictine order. THEi *^ LIFE I OF SaintBenedict, patriarchofih"alestentPonlis.

TranslatedfromtheSeco7idBook oftheDialogues ytheGreat,SupremePontiff, usMcMahon,0.S. The famous, classic life of St. Benedict, filled with miracles, holy stories and inspiring idealism. Delightful reading for all ages. Describes much of what is known about St.

Benedict, including the founding of the Benedictine order. Most Holy Family Monastery Schneider Road • Fillmore, NY • Biography. Apart from a short poem attributed to Mark of Monte Cassino, the only ancient account of Benedict is found in the second volume of Pope Gregory I's four-book Dialogues, thought to have been written inalthough the authenticity of this work has been disputed.

Gregory's account of this saint's life is not, however, a biography in the modern sense of the : c. AD 2 MarchNorcia, Umbria, Kingdom of Italy.Books shelved as st-benedict: The Rule of Saint Benedict by Benedict of Nursia, Seeking God: The Way of St.

Benedict by Esther de Waal, Wisdom Distilled.