Dominican friar and theologian. St Thomas was born to a noble family at Rocca Secca near Aquino. He was educated from the age of five to thirteen at St Benedict's monastery at Monte Cassino. He then studied at the University of Naples for five years, where he met the Dominicans and decided to join their order. His family were so upset by this they imprisoned him for fifteen months in an effort to make him change his mind. They failed.
Hidden in the centre of London, the ruins of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, a church built in the eleventh century and severely damaged during The Blitz. The ruins were repurposed into this Victorian gothic dreamscape of a public garden, crawling with Virginia creepers and creepily atmospheric.
Latin and English exorcism prayer on St. Benedict's Medal. I wear one of these medals every day ... someone recently suggested I should also PRAY the prayer, not just simply WEAR it. Huh. Now why couldn't I think of that on my own!? Haha! I encourage you to do the same! Be blessed!
SAINT BENEDICT: O God, who made the Abbot Saint Benedict an outstanding master in the school of divine service, grant, we pray, that, putting nothing before love of you, we may hasten with a loving heart in the way of your commands. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Exorcism Formula & Blessing Ritual of the St. Benedict Medal
During his life, St. Benedict was known to work many miracles using the power of the Holy Cross. Among these included his heroic flight from temptations and miraculous escapes from traps set to kill him. Saint Benedict became known for his power over the Devil, with the Holy Cross as his efficaci
How to Use the St. Benedict Medal
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