Pray For The Unborn

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Personal Thankfulness In 1941 a 16-year old single girl who was pregnant made the decision she would not be able to care and provide for her child when born, and insisted Social Services help her find a home for her child at birth. She interviewed a couple who had previously adopted several...

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Purpose of Christian Life

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Purpose of Christian Life "Prayer, fasting, vigils, and all other Christian practices, however good they may be in themselves, certainly do not constitute the aim of our Christian life: they are but the indispensable means of attaining that aim. For the true aim of the Christian life is the...

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The Benedictine Oblate Journey

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What Is A Benedictine Oblate? Oblates are Christian men or women, laity or ordained, married or single, who live in the world, affiliate with a specific Benedictine community, and pledge to live in accord with the spirit of the Rule of Saint Benedict and be faithful witnesses of Christ by...

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Resources - Benedictine Spirituality

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Holy Scripture The Rule        https://saintjohnsabbey.org/rule The Rule of St. Benedict in English   Editor, Timothy Fry, OSB, Liturgical Press (1982) Commentary for Benedictine Oblates on Rule of Benedict   G.A. Simon (Priest Oblate of St...

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Benedictine Prayer For Peace

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Saint Benedict, you were a man of peace. You walked the path of peace your whole life long and led all who came to you into the ways of peace. Help us, Saint Benedict, to achieve peace: peace in our hearts, peace in our homes, peace in our sorely troubled world. Through your powerful...

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