St. Benedict: The Tools for Good Works

Reading Time: 5 minutes The following was a college essay written by Jessica Lincoln. It has been edited and approved by Mary Boneno. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. “Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ” (RB 4.10). These […]

Spiritual Warfare and The Rule of St. Benedict

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Maria Keller, University of Notre Dame Note: The author mentions that St. Benedict entered combat with the powers of evil to “merit salvation.” However, it is important to make the distinction as Catholics between reaching salvation on our own merits, versus cooperating with the freely-given grace of God. God calls each of us into […]