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Camaldolese Benedictines Celebrates First Millenium

Camaldolese Benedictines are commemorating the 1,000th anniversary of the foundation of their motherhouse in Camaldoli, Italy, where St. Romuald encouraged the vocation of some monks to live in solitude as hermits. In recent years, the motherhouse has become a center for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue. On Saturday, 10 March 2012, Pope Benedict XVI and the […]


The Benedictine Charism Today

What does the Benedictine charism offer to today’s world? Put another way, how does The Rule of St. Benedict and the vision of St. Benedict speak to us today, particularly to lay people like myself? About 15 years ago when my husband went to be the dean of Canterbury Cathedral, we went to live in […]