by St. Gregory the Great
The life of St. Benedict (480-547) by Pope St. Gregory the Great (540-604) is the famous, classic life of St. Benedict of Nursia, the "Father of Western Monasticism" and founder of the Benedictine Order- which is largerly responsible for preserving culture and civilization in Europe during the dark ages. This is a little book that will surprise and inspire every reader. All Catholics should know these stories of St. Benedict- they are part of our Catholic patrimony- for St. Benedict was a great, great Saint, a most influential founder, and is still today a powerful protector in dangers to soul or body, to hearth and home, and is a Saint to invoke in every sort of necessity. Paperback. 70 pages.