The Feast of St Benedict 2017

Posted March 21, 2017 5:14 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Feast of St Benedict 2017

O ! the praiseworthy and glorious merits of Saint Benedict, who, since he spurned his fatherland, and the pomp of the world for Christ’s sake, obtained the fellowship of all the blessed, * and came to share in the eternal rewards. V. Among the choirs of Confessors, he holds a glorious place, and beholds the very font of all good things. And came… (The 5th Responsory of Matins of St Benedict in the Benedictine Office.)The Triumphal Way of St Benedict, by Johann Michael Rottmayr, 1722; fresco on the ceiling of Melk Abbey in Austria. (Image from Wikimedia Commons by Uoaei1;

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