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30 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 31, July 31, November 30 Chapter 49: On the Observance of Lent Although the life of a monk ought to have about it at all times the character of a Lenten observance, yet since few have the virtue for … Continue reading

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29 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 30, July 30, November 29 Chapter 48: On the Daily Manual Labor (Cont.) On Sundays, let all occupy themselves in reading, except those who have been appointed to various duties. But if anyone should be so negligent and shiftless … Continue reading

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28 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 29, July 29, November 28 Chapter 48: On the Daily Manual Labor (Cont.) From the Calends of October until the beginning of Lent, let them apply themselves to reading up to the end of the second hour. At the … 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 – 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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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 – 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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23 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 24, July 24, November 23 Chapter 44: How the Excommunicated Are to Make Satisfaction One who for serious faults is excommunicated from oratory and table shall make satisfaction as follows. At the hour when the celebration of the Work … Continue reading

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22 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 23, July 23, November 22 Chapter 43: On Those Who Come Late to the Work of God or to Table (Cont.) Anyone who does not come to table before the verse, so that all together may say the verse … Continue reading

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21 November – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

March 22, July 22, November 21 Chapter 43: On Those Who Come Late to the Work of God or to Table At the hour for the Divine Office, as soon as the signal is heard, let them abandon whatever they … Continue reading

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