St. Benedict of Nursia – Fuga Mundi Series, Part 3

Welcome to the third installment of the Fuga Mundi Series.   Christians have always been faced with the challenge of how to be “in the world, but not of the world.”  The Latin phrase for this is fuga mundi, which literally [ . . . ]

Novena to St. Benedict – Day Three – The Father

HYMN Eternal Father, God of Love, Look kindly on us from above, And grant that we may never stray From paths marked out by you each day. You sent Saint Benedict to be Our father, who would help us see [ . . . ]

The Sanity of St. Benedict from 1952

The Sanity of St. Benedict | Commonweal Magazine This is a great personal account of how Whittaker Chambers encountered St. Benedict and the whole Catholic tradition. He aptly summarizes the genius of St. Benedict: In an age of pillar saints and furiously [ . . . ]