BENEDICTINE ORDER


BENEDICTINE ORDER
   one of the great MONASTIC Orders which evolved out of the work of BENEDICT and was based on his MONASTIC RULE. The Order encouraged both learning and the practice of PIETY. It played an important role in the development of Western LITURGY. Its members are recognized by their black robes.

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