Tag Archives: Lent2014

Actions not words

“To daily fulfill in one’s actions the precepts of God; to love chastity.” (Rule of Benedict 4.63-64) Organizations promote training to boost team spirit, reduce conflict, improve communication, or increase appreciation of diversity. Workers willingly adopt the ideas and language, but lasting change rarely … Continue reading

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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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Keeping Custody of One’s Words

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

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