Saint Scholastica, Virgin

Today we celebrate the memorial of Saint Scholastica, who is known as the sister of Saint Benedict.  Some traditions speak of them as twins. Pope Saint Gregory the Great tells us that Benedict ruled over both monks and nuns, and it seems as if Saint Scholastica was the prioress of the nuns. So what we… Continue reading Saint Scholastica, Virgin

Saint Scholastica, Virgin

Today’s readings Today we celebrate the memorial of Saint Scholastica, who is known as the sister of Saint Benedict. Some traditions speak of them as twins. Pope Saint Gregory the Great tells us that Benedict ruled over both monks and nuns, and it seems as if Saint Scholastica was the prioress of the nuns. So… Continue reading Saint Scholastica, Virgin

Saint Scholastica, Virgin

We are told in the Gospel today that “Mary has taken the better part and it will not be taken from her.” Much the same could be said about St. Scholastica, whose memorial we celebrate today. St. Scholastica is known as the sister of St. Benedict. Some traditions speak of them as twins. St. Gregory… Continue reading Saint Scholastica, Virgin

St. Scholastica, Virgin

Today’s readings: Songs 8:6-7, Psalm 148, Luke 10:38-42 We are told in the Gospel today that “Mary has taken the better part and it will not be taken from her.” Much the same could be said about St. Scholastica, whose memorial we celebrate today. St. Scholastica is known as the sister of St. Benedict. Some… Continue reading St. Scholastica, Virgin