Saint Benedict, Abbot, Founder of Western Monasticism

Today’s readingsRule of Saint Benedict It is with great fondness that I observe this feast of St. Benedict the abbot, and father of western monasticism.  My own Benedictine roots stem from my college days at Benedictine University in Lisle (which was then called Illinois Benedictine College), and I have a deep fondness for the monks of… Continue reading Saint Benedict, Abbot, Founder of Western Monasticism