Friday, July 11, 2008

The Feast of St. Benedict

Once again, I had the privilege of celebrating the feast of St. Benedict at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, MN. It's always a joy for me to partake in the liturgies of this day with the monks of St. John's.

Benedict has long been a favorite of mine because of his practical spirituality and emphasis on the importance of prayer AND work.

I won't go into too much detail about Benedict and his Holy Rule, as I suspect I'll be posting items about them enough in the future.

I celebrated today by touring a number of churches in the area. Photos to come soon!

Happy feast day! St. Benedict, pray for us!

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