Today is St. Benedict’s Name Day

This Saint, whose name means "blessed," was born in 480 in Nursia, Umbria, Italy. It is a small town about seventy miles northeast of Rome. As a young man, he struggled with how best to lead a Christian life and felt that asceticism was the answer.   His example drew many who desired to emulate … Continue reading Today is St. Benedict’s Name Day

Today’s Reading from Proverbs

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching. Bind them upon your heart always; tie them about your neck. When you walk, they will lead you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk to you. For the commandment is a lamp and … Continue reading Today’s Reading from Proverbs