Author Archives: Sister Edith

About Sister Edith

Benedictine sister of St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, Minnesota

Tend the Knitting

St Benedict tells his followers to listen to holy reading and prostrate in prayer – which they do several times a day. What makes this a tool of good works? Continue reading

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What? No laughing? Surely you jest…

St Benedict seems to forbid all forms of laughter. Surely that can’t be true … Continue reading

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Keeping Custody of One’s Words

Depraved speech sounds extreme – what is St Benedict really warning us against? Continue reading

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