Monthly Archives: August 2013

28 August – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio August 28  St. Augustine  (354-430)  A Christian at 33, a priest at 36, a bishop at 41: many people are familiar with the biographical sketch of Augustine of Hippo, sinner turned saint. … Continue reading

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28 August – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  April 28, August 28, December 28 Chapter 70: That No One Venture to Punish at Random Every occasion of presumption  shall be avoided in the monastery,  and we decree that no one be allowed  to excommunicate or to strike … Continue reading

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27 August Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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27 August – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio August 27  St. Monica  (322?-387)  The circumstances of St. Monica’s life could have made her a nagging wife, a bitter daughter-in-law and a despairing parent, yet she did not give way to … Continue reading

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27 August – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  April 27, August 27, December 27 Chapter 69: That the Monks Presume Not to Defend One Another Care must be taken that no monk presume on any ground  to defend another monk in the monastery,  or as it were … Continue reading

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26 August Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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26 August – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio August 26  St. Joseph Calasanz  (1556-1648)  From Aragon, where he was born in 1556, to Rome, where he died 92 years later, fortune alternately smiled and frowned on the work of Joseph … Continue reading

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26 August – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  April 26, August 26, December 26 Chapter 68: If a Sister Is Commanded to Do Impossible Things If it happens  that difficult or impossible tasks are laid on a sister,  let her nevertheless receive the order of the one … Continue reading

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25 August Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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25 August – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio August 25  St. Louis of France  (1226-1270)  At his coronation as king of France, Louis bound himself by oath to behave as God’s anointed, as the father of his people and feudal … Continue reading

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