(480-550) Benedict started several monasteries and wrote a new kind of Rule for people living the monastic life—a rule that emphasized a balanced life. The Benedictine Rule became the model for monks and nuns for centuries afterward.
(d. 543) The twin sister of St. Benedict, who was the founder of western monasticism; she was head of a convent not far from her brother’s monastery. Once while visiting with her brother, she prayed for a storm so he would not … Read More
God listened to St. Scholastica’s prayer more than the prayers of her brother St. Benedict! by Christine Henderson St. Scholastica is not as well known as her brother, St. Benedict, but God listened to her prayer more … Read More