In honor of Saints Benedict and Scholastica (b. 480).

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Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino -- Addresses, essays, lectures., Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino. -- Addresses, essays, lectures., Scholastica, Saint, 6th cent. -- Addresses, essays, lect
SeriesWord and spirit ;, 2
LC ClassificationsBX801 .W67 vol. 2, BR1720.B45 .W67 vol. 2
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Benedict. Saint Benedict and his Rule are much in the news of late, as Eastern Orthodox author Rod Dreher has recently released a book entitled The Benedict Option¸ discussing the application of Benedict’s ideals to contemporary America.

Get this from a library. In honor of Saints Benedict and Scholastica (b. Scholastica cared for those in need, while miracles guided Benedict's life as he grew into a spiritual leader. Despite living far away from each other, the twins' bond helped Benedict develop the Rule of St.

Benedict, creating a sense of community within the monasteries, which continues to guide the Benedictine Order today/5(15). Saint Gregory wrote about St. Benedict in his Second Book of Dialogues, but his account of the life and miracles of Benedict cannot be regarded as a biography in the modern sense of the term.

Gregory's purpose in writing Benedict's life was to edify and to inspire. Pearse Aidan Cusack."St. Scholastica: Myth or Real Person?" Downside Review (): In honor of Saints Benedict and Scholastica (b. ).Still River.

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Benedict and Scholastica meet for the last time. Valentine’s traditional fame as an Italian bishop who died in Rome in the third century stems from early medieval times. Legend has him doling out some dowries so that certain young women could be married (no dowry, no marriage in.

Benedict and St. Scholastica Our only source of information on the life of Benedict of Nursia (??) is the second book of the Dialogues of Pope Gregory the Great (). This work dates from less than 50 years after the death of Benedict and is based upon the reminiscences of persons who knew the Abbot, yet it is not history or biography in our modern sense.

The holy sepulcher of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica can be found inside the reconstructed cathedral of Montecassino. A 17th century painting on copper by the artist Giuseppe Cesari, portraying the two Saints resting marks the tomb behind the High Altar.

Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. After her brother went to Monte Cassino, where he established his famous monastery, she took up her abode in the neighborhood at Plombariola, where she founded and governed a monastery of nuns, about five.

Did you know that Saints Benedict and Scholastica were twins. Tomorrow, we honor them and learn about the Cathedral and Church dedicated in their name.

Freshman & Sophomore student representatives will also volunteer at the East Side Soup Kitchen. # NouvelStrong # CSW   Born in of wealthy parents, Scholastica and Benedict were brought up together until he left central Italy for Rome to continue his studies. Little is known of Scholastica's early life.

The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica (Putnam's, ). Based on St. Gregory's Dialogues, written and illustrated for children, a delight for adults.

Benedict's Parish, Baltimore, MD, -- the priests come from St. Vincent Archabbey -- offers a nicely illustrated, brief life of St. Scholastica. Benedict and St. Scholastica, fraternal twins were born in In the fifth century, the young Benedict was sent to Rome to finish his education with a nurse/housekeeper.

The subject that dominated a young man’s study then was rhetoric — the art of persuasive speaking. Scholastica is a little known saint among Catholics of this generation. She deserves to be better known. Benedict is a holy model for all, men or women.

This wonderful book will remain on my bookshelf, to be shared with my grandchildren/5. Help us, O God, to love one other as sisters and brothers, and to balance discipline with love, and rules with compassion, according to the example shown by your saints Scholastica and Benedict.

All this we ask for the sake of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom with you and the Holy Spirit be all honor and glory, now and forever. Amen. Febru – Memorial of Saint Scholastica. Scholastica was the sister of St.

Benedict. She consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. On her feast day, a prayer in her honor: O God, to show us where innocence leads, you made the soul of your virgin Saint Scholastica soar to heaven like a dove in flight.

Scholastica and St. Benedict St. Scholastica February 10 St. Benedict's sister [thought to be his twin], St. Scholastica, founded and was abbess of a convent near Monte Cassino. She died three days after a visit to her brother.

She is considered the first Benedictine nun. They spent the night in spiritual and heavenly talk. Benedict returned to his monastery the next morning.

Scholastica died a few days later and yet St. Benedict was able to have spent the extra time with her. A lovely version of the story is told in Tomie de Poala's picture book, Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica.

Here is the story of St. Scholastica from the books of Dialogues by Saint Gregory the Great: “Scholastica, the sister of Saint Benedict, had been consecrated to God from her earliest years. She was accustomed to visiting her brother once a year. He would come down to meet her at a place on the monastery property, not far outside the gate.

St. Benedict is believed to have been born aroundas the son to a Roman noble of Norcia and the twin to his sister, Scholastica. Benedict and his sister was born in a noble family.

Saint Scholastica and the Benedictine Nuns. The twin sister of Saint Benedict, Saint Scholastica, was born in Nursia in the year Just like her brother, she dedicated her life to God at an early age.

During Saint Benedict's reign in Monte Cassino, Scholastica founded a convent of Women in Plombariola, a town close to Monte Cassino. Scholastica is the patron saint of students, books, nuns, and Benedictines, and she is invoked against storms and rains.

Her name, “Scholastica,” means “scholar” or “she who leisurely devotes herself to her studies.” Thus, midterm season’s deluge of exams and papers presents a prime time to ask for her intercession. In elaborating on the competing desires of St.

Benedict and St. Scholastica, St. Gregory explains “[St.

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Benedict] found, however, that a miracle prevented his desire she who loved more, did more.” Three days later, from his cell, St. Benedict saw the soul of his sister ascending into Heaven in. St Scholastica (b.Norcia, Italy) (d. Monte Cassino, Italy) (Relics: Monte Cassino, Italy; Juvigny-sur-Loison, France) It is uncertain if the relics of Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica are still at Monte Cassino or if they were moved in the seventh century to the Fleury Abbey in Saint.

Benedict (), particularly honored as the Father of Monasticism, is an essential character in understanding Christian Culture as it existed in the Middle Ages because it was heavily influenced by the Monasteries (and the rule of St.

Benedict) which helped to preserve Catholicism and classical learning after the fall of the Roman empire. Buy Word and Spirit: a monastic review 2. OIn honor of Saints Benedict and Scholastica (b.

) by ANON (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : ANON. On the obverse (heads) side of the coin Scholastica is depicted alongside Benedict.

In iconography, Scholastica is often represented as an abbess, in a black habit and holding a book or a dove. Scholastica is the patron saint of nuns, education, and convulsive children, and is invoked against storms and rain.

Her memorial is 10 utes: nun with crozier and crucifix; nun with dove. Dialogues, Book II by Gregory the Great; Gemma caelestis (Latin hymn in honor of Saint Benedict) Medal of Saint Benedict (powerful Benedictine sacramental) Monte Cassino - crypt of Saints Benedict and Scholastica; Contents ; OSB.

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Saints. Index. Saints. Benedictine Martyrology (A-Z) Abbo to Furseus. Saint Scholastica Virgin and Religious Founder Twin Sister of Benedict Feast: 10 February From Gregory the Great (c.

), Dialogues, Book II (Life and Miracles of St. Benedict). CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE: Of a Miracle Wrought by his Sister, Scholastica. GREGORY: Who is there, Peter, in this world, that is in greater favor with God than St.

Paul. Litany in honor of St. Scholastica St. Scholastica, the twin sister of St. Benedict, is said to have been consecrated to God from her childhood.

She was a nun, and possibly the leader of her community.[1]. Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica are not only well known saints who both started religious orders, but they were also twins. Saint Benedict’s feast day is July 11th and Saint Scholastica’s feast day is February 10th.

Because of the upcoming feast day, we’re sharing a free St. Benedict and St. Scholastica coloring page.Scholastica () was the sister of St. Benedict of Nursia, and is revered as the patron saint of Benedictine nuns.

She is said to have established a convent at Piumarola in Italy, in accordance with the principles of the monastic rule established by her brother at nearby Monte Cassino.4/5(2).Benedict and Scholastica meet for the last time. Valentine’s traditional fame as an Italian bishop who died in Rome in the third century stems from early medieval times.

Legend has him doling out some dowries so that certain young women could be married (no dowry, no marriage in certain circles those days).