order of Saint Benedict

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Synonyms for order of Saint Benedict

a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century

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Union Station, Chicago, IL Originally designed by famed architect Daniel Burnham and completed in 1925 by the Graham, Anderson, Probst and White Firm, the Beaux Arts-style building is the setting for the Chicago happening, which will feature performances by Black Monks of Mississippi (choreography by Theaster Gates) and No Age, among others to be announced.
The daily ration for the Black Monks of Battle Abbey in Sussex was one gallon of wine a day and more if the monk was sick.
Rather, the explanation for the new practice is probably to be found in the spread of the feast of All Souls (raising the possibility of grouping "All Kin" together) and, even more, in the growing desire of monastic reformers to present traditional Black Monks as separate from the world.
Prayer for the dead had long been a staple activity of black monks, with the justification stemming from Gregory the Great (221).
The story began when the town clerk's words came alive and I could almost see the Danish settlers entering the school hall, theRomans building a bridge close by and the Black Monks chanting amongst sacred Priory ruins,''Ralph remembers.
Both buildings were originally home to two religious orders, the white monks and the black monks, but fell into disrepair.
O is for the oldest licensed premises in Yorkshire, the 12th-century Mill of the Black Monks.