Benedict of Nursia

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Widely venerated as the "Father of Western [[Monasticism]]", St. Benedict of Nursia wrote a monastic rule that has been followed continuously by monks in the West since his repose in the sixth century. His Life was first recorded by St. Gregory the Dialogist, pope of Rome, in his famous ''Dialogues''.
 
Widely venerated as the "Father of Western [[Monasticism]]", St. Benedict of Nursia wrote a monastic rule that has been followed continuously by monks in the West since his repose in the sixth century. His Life was first recorded by St. Gregory the Dialogist, pope of Rome, in his famous ''Dialogues''.
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Widely venerated as the "Father of Western Monasticism", St. Benedict of Nursia wrote a monastic rule that has been followed continuously by monks in the West since his repose in the sixth century. His Life was first recorded by St. Gregory the Dialogist, pope of Rome, in his famous Dialogues.


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