July 11 – The noble saint who fled the world, but the world ran after him

Saint Benedict of Nursia Founder of western monasticism, born at Nursia, c. 480; died at Monte Cassino, 543. The only authentic life of Benedict of Nursia is that contained in the second book of Saint Gregory’s “Dialogues”. It is rather a character sketch than a biography and consists, for the most part, of a number … Continue reading July 11 – The noble saint who fled the world, but the world ran after him