Sites related to St. Benedict of Nursia, d. 543, considered the founder of Western monasticism.
Illustrated profile of St. Benedict of Nursia.
Benedict of Nursia, Saint
Biographical article from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Some scanner errors.
Benedict, Abbot, Founder
Biography of St. Benedict of Nursia.
Benedict, Founder of Western Monasticism
Biographical sketch. With prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Medal of St. Benedict
Description and explanation of the medal of St. Benedict.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Monasticism
Contains supplemental information on the Rule of Benedict and on Benedictine monasticism.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Rule of St. Benedict
Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application.
Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Benedict of Nursia
Long article on St. Benedict, the founder of Western monasticism, and on his Rule.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Western Monasticism
This article does say something about St. Benedict and his Rule, about 1/4 of the way down, but please see also the articles on those two subjects for more information. Describes the spread of the Benedictine Rule in the West in some detail.
Catholic Online: Saint Benedict
Meditation on the life of St. Benedict, by Terry Matz.
Encyclical of Pope Pius XII on St. Benedict. Promulgated in 1947.
Internet Archive: The Life and Times of St. Benedict
E-text, 1900 edition by Peter Lechner.
The Jubilee Medal of St. Benedict
An explanation of its origin, meaning of its symbolism, and use.
Saint Benedict of Nursia
Biography, by the late Abbot Primate Jerome Theisen, O.S.B.
Saint Benedict, Abbot, Founder of Western Monasticism
From the book "Lives of Saints," published by John J. Crawley.
The Second Book of the Dialogues
The Life and Miracles of St. Benedict. By Gregory the Great.
St. Benedict and His Order: A Brief History
Biography and description of His Order.
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