The Rule of St Benedict

 

13 November 2017

Chapter 19: The Discipline of Psalmody

We must always remember, therefore, what the Prophet says: Serve the Lord with fear (Ps 2:11), ...

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7 October 2017

Chapter 58: Promise

When she is to be received, she comes before the whole community in the oratory and promises stability, fidelity to monastic life, and obedience.

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15 July 2017

Prologue: The voice of the Lord

What is more delightful than this voice of the Lord calling to us?

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28 June 2017

Chapter 58: Procedure for Receiving Sisters

The concern must be whether the novice truly seeks God and whether she shows eagerness for the Work of God, for obedience and for trials.

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27 March 2017

Prologue: Pray for Perfection

First of all, every time you begin a good work, you must pray to him most earnestly to bring it to perfection.

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11 March 2017

Chapter 20: Petitions Before God

Whenever we want to ask some favour of a powerful man we do it humbly and respectfully, for fear of presumption.

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4 March 2017

Prologue: Moderation In All Things

Therefore we intend to establish a school for the Lord's service.

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8 October 2016

Prologue: Listen

Listen carefully to the master's instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart.

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24 September 2016

Prologue: Light

Let us open our eyes to the light that comes from God, and our ears to the voice from heaven that every day calls out this charge...

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20 August 2016

Chapter 7: Humility

Without doubt, this descent and ascent can signify only that we descend by exaltation and ascend by humility.

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~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

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