Monthly Archives: November 2013

27 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 27 St. Francesco Antonio Fasani  1681-1742  Born in Lucera (southeast Italy), Francesco entered the Conventual Franciscans in 1695. After his ordination 10 years later, he taught philosophy to younger friars, served … Continue reading

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27 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 28, July 28, November 27 Chapter 48: On the Daily Manual Labor Idleness is the enemy of the soul. Therefore the sisters should be occupied at certain times in manual labor, and again at fixed hours in sacred reading. … Continue reading

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26 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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26 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 27, July 27, November 26 Chapter 47: On Giving the Signal for the Time of the Work of God The indicating of the hour for the Work of God by day and by night shall devolve upon the Abbot … Continue reading

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26 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 26  St. Catherine of Alexandria  (c. 310)  According to the Legend of St. Catherine, this young woman converted to Christianity after receiving a vision. At the age of 18, she debated … Continue reading

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25 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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25 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 25  St. Columban  (543?-615)  Columban was the greatest of the Irish missionaries who worked on the European continent. As a young man he was greatly tormented by temptations of the flesh, … Continue reading

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25 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 26, July 26, November 25 Chapter 46: On Those Who Fail in Any Other Matters When anyone is engaged in any sort of work, whether in the kitchen, in the cellar, in a shop, in the bakery, in the … Continue reading

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24 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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24 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 25, July 25, November 24 Chapter 45: On Those Who Make Mistakes in the Oratory When anyone has made a mistake while reciting a Psalm, a responsory, an antiphon or a lesson, if he does not humble himself there … Continue reading

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