Celebrating Saints Maur and Placid

Greetings, On January 15th Benedictines celebrate two saints mentioned in Book Two of the Dialogues telling about the Life of Saint Benedict.  In chapter seven, Saint Gregory the Great tells the story of the monk Maur who runs over the water to save young Placid.  Although his actions are amazing, the story’s emphasis isn’t about the miracle, but Maur’s […]

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