Tag Archives: Benedict of Nursia

#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

Saint Benedict of Nursia and his Rule set out to establish a monastic charism of moderation for beginners that would become the model of monastic spirituality throughout the West. We also look at the importance of monastic penance and child oblates.

Links:
Icon of Saint Benedict

Map of important sites connected to Benedict

Rule of Saint Benedict

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#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

#429 – A History of the Catholic Church – God Come to My Assistance

Saint John Cassian brought many of the Eastern monastic traditions to the West and, in turn, influenced later Western monasticism – especially the monasticism of Saint Benedict of Nursia. In this episode, we look at Cassian’s theology of prayer.

Links:
Minature of Saint John Cassian

Cassian’s The Conferences – chapters 9 and 10 focus on prayer

Cassian’s The Institutes

Cassian and Monaticism by Hugo Feiss, OSB

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#429 – A History of the Catholic Church – God Come to My Assistance