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The "Father of Western Monasticism" first began his life in solitude and prayer as a hermit before being called to build the monasteries that were the foundations of western civilization. It was in this solitude that St. Benedict overcame three great temptations..

The 'Father of Western Monasticism' first began his life in solitude and prayer as a hermit before being called to build the monasteries that were the foundations of western civilization.

The "Father of Western Monasticism" first began his life in solitude and prayer as a hermit before being called to build the monasteries that were the foundations of western civilization.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

7/11/2014 (7 months ago)

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Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for February 2015
General Intention:
That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity.
Missionary Intention: That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community.



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