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Memorable encounter with Pope Francis at Benedictine gathering

Two Sisters of the Good Samaritan had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican last week while attending a worldwide gathering of Benedictine sisters and nuns in Rome....

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Bennies’ boomerang bags a big hit

Shoppers at Pennant Hills in Sydney’s north are being offered free reusable bags, designed and sewn by students from Mount St Benedict College, in an initiative which aims to give...

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Savouring beauty in nature, others and within

Sister Jacinta Shailer is well known in the religious community, and beyond, particularly for her creative pursuits, her years of service in Japan, her hospitality at Maria Tal retreat house...

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We're losing touch with the art of listening

Listening for Benedictines isn’t a passive endeavour. It is an act of will, of paying attention, writes Judith Valente.

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Benedict's tools for peace

The basic message of chapter four of “The Rule of St Benedict” is that peace on the large scale must begin in our hearts and in our own lives, says...

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Finding God in the stuff of everyday life

Like a reflection in a mirror, Judith Scully’s story invites readers to look back and ponder their own lives and their search for God in the everyday events of their...

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