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Benedictine Communities Today: The Rule of Benedict

Year 8 Religious Education.

Saint Benedict of Nursia

St. Benedict, in full Saint Benedict of Nursia, Nursia also spelled Norcia,  (born c. 480 ce, Nursia [Italy]—died c. 547, Monte Cassino; feast day July 11, formerly March 21), founder of the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino and father of Western monasticism; the Rule that he established became the norm for monastic living throughout Europe.


How the Rule of St Benedict can help modern people in their daily lives.

Why the Rule of St Benedict has lasted over 500 years.

The Rule of Benedict