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The Order of Saint Benedict


"Let them prefer nothing whatever to Christ.
And may He bring us all together to everlasting life!"
Rule of Benedict, ch. 72


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What's New OSB?

Catholic Calendar 2023 | Daily Reflection | Liturgy of the Hours | Mass Readings | Ordo; 2023 PDF, 40 p. | Saint of the Day

The Rule of Saint Benedict:

   Today's reading; readings by date(s) or by chapters.

Bibliography, Latin text, and translations in Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

General Information and Monastic Topics:

[St. Benedict]

Saint Benedict, Saint Scholastica, Medal of St. Benedict, The Benedictines

Bibliographies, elections, Gregory's Dialogs, Bk. II, Lectio Divina, liturgy, monastic topics, monastica/benedictina miscellanea

American Benedictine Formation Conference | American-Cassinese Congregation | Benedictines for Peace | Swiss American Congregation

Oblates of Saint Benedict:

Oblates are men and women living in the world according to the spirit of Saint Benedict (480-547 AD) Oblates are always affiliated with a particular monastery. The Oblates affiliated with Saint John's Abbey publish The Oblate. The website for the International Benedictine Oblates documents the quadrennial congresses.

Geographic Databases:

Benedictine Retreat Houses   >> OSB Atlas (Roma) <<

Academic Institutions, Publishers and Studies:

Ateneo Sant'Anselmo, Roma; American Benedictine Academy, the Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities (ABCU), bibliographies, Intl Commission on Benedictine Education (ICBE database of schools), monastic studies and institutions.

The American Benedictine Review, The American Monastic Newsletter, ABA Monastic Researchers' Newsletter, and other periodicals.

International Institutions:

The Abbot Primate | Atlas OSB (worldwide index of monasteries) | Pont. Ateneo Sant'Anselmo, Roma

Confederazio Benedictina (Roma) | | Lex Propria (Proper Law of the Benedictine Confederation of Monastic Congregations)

AIM-USA (Erie, PA) and Alliance InterMonastères (multilingual)

Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum (CIB; women's communities)

International Benedictine Oblates

Monastic Interreligious Dialog (DIM-MID) | MID USA

Bede Griffiths Trust

Prayer Requests:

Assumption Abbey + Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration + Ferdinand Benedictines + Mount St. Scholastica + St. Emma Monastery + Saint John's Abbey + Saint Walburg Abbey

Mass Stipends (Alliance for International Monasticism)

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Other Institutions (not OSB Confederation)

Camaldolese Hermits of Monte Corona, The Carthusians, The Cistercians and Trappists.

Anglican Benedictines and Friends of St. Benedict.

Other Orders & Congregations | Orthodox Monasticism


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