Browsing: St. Benedict
Bishop Robert Barron reviews Rod Dreher’s “The Benedict Option,” evaluating its strengths and weaknesses as faith encounters culture.
St. Benedict, St. Pope John Paul II, a director of an Islamic studies center, and the founder of The Well-Read Mom all have something in common. They all have something important to say about the gift of holy leisure. Lisa Schmidt passes on some wise words.
So how is Catholic school treating your family? That’s the question Lisa Schmidt has been asked a lot since enrolling her children in Catholic school and not homeschooling this year. In honor of National Catholic Schools Week, here’s Lisa’s response to that FAQ.
After working on the understanding of humility in the first four degrees, St. Benedict now challenges us to put what we have learned about humility into practice.
Advent gives us a special chance to put St. Benedict’s 12 Degrees of Humility into effect. The third degree addresses obedience, a virtue that Our Blessed Mother exemplified beautifully.