The photograph is one of a dozen pictures taken at St Benedict’s Abbey, Atchison, Kansas, by Gordon Parks in 1955 for LIFE magazine for a special double edition of the magazine on Christianity (A Cloistered Life of Devotion, 26 Dec –
(Portugal) Order of Chivalry of the monarchy top cross. Royal Order of the Knights of Our Lord Jesus Christ left cross. Order of Saint Benedict of Aviz, later renamed the Royal Military Order of Aviz right cross.
Saint of the day – July 11 – St Benedict of Nursia St. Benedict, the Father of Western monasticism and brother of St Scholastica, is considered the patron of speliologists (cave explorers). Benedict founded twelve .A Yearbook of Saints
"Whatever skills I have acquired, whatever gifts I have been given, I place them at Your service." ~Saint Augustine Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Saint Benedict Center, Still River MA. www.saintbenedict.com facebook.com/SistersMICM
This is what is expected - sometimes esp in todays society we as christains can't proclaim the truth , one thing to remember is that no matter what we face God has won, He overcame the grave - He is alive forever more.
Hope in God from the Rule of St. Benedict, Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict