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At the beginning of the fourth chapter of his Rule, Saint Benedict emphasizes the primary importance of love as the greatest instrument, and indeed the goal, of every good work his monks would seek to accomplish:  First of all, love […]

 Greetings in our Lord Jesus from Mary Mother of the Church Benedictine Abbey in Richmond, Virginia.  Writing to you from the banks of the historic James River, on which the first colony of our beloved nation was founded over […]

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