St. Benedict Church in Rome celebrates feast with 40 hour adoration vigil

Posted July 11, 2019 8:43 am by Editor

St. Benedict Church in Rome celebrates feast with 40 hour adoration vigil

Rome, Italy, Jul 11, 2019 / 05:45 am (CNA).- Before St. Benedict left for Subiaco, he studied in Rome, where today there is a little-known chapel built on the site believed to be his former residence.

Locals are celebrating St. Benedict’s July 11 feast this year with 40 hours of continuous Eucharistic adoration in this historic chapel in the Church of St. Benedict in Piscinula.

St. Benedict and his twin sister St. Scholastica were born in the 5th century into a noble family in Nursia. In 495, Benedict was sent to study in Rome, where he is believed to have lived with

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