March 14 – Benedict of Nursia; Leobinus of Chartres

Benedict of Nursia (ca. 480–543) is universally hailed as the father of western monasticism. Son of a Roman nobleman, Benedict left his studies when he was about 20, and with his old nurse removed to a town some 40 miles away. There he miraculously repaired a bit of crockery his servant broke, and the fame… Continue reading March 14 – Benedict of Nursia; Leobinus of Chartres