St Benedict's Life

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In History
  • 480

    St Benedict was born

    St Benedict was born
    St benedict was born in Nursia/Norcia, Italy, 480 and had a twin sister, Scholastica. He was born into a family of wealth and importance.
  • 500

    St Benedict left Rome to seek a better place

    St Benedict left Rome to seek a better place
    St Benedict left Rome in 500 because he didn't agree with the brutality and immorality of the place, while doing so he is abandoning of his wealth, parents, selfish friends and family
  • 503

    Benedict performed his first miracle

    Benedict performed his first miracle
    St Benedict left Efnide with his old childhood nurse who takes care of him. He then performed his first miracle, restoring a broken dish to perfect condition. the notoriety of this miracle causes Benedict to flee.
  • 504

    Benedict lives in a cave located at Subiaco

    Benedict lives in a cave located at Subiaco
    St Benedict finds refuge and pace while living in a cave located in Subiaco. His maid however does not come with him instead a monk who lives in a near by monastery named Romanus cares for him. He spent all his time there prsying to God.
  • 507

    St Benedict gets saved from poisoning

    St Benedict gets saved from poisoning
    After 3 years of solitude a nearby abbey asks him to become their abbot. St Benedict tries to reform the Monastery with all new rules but the monks diddn't like that and tried to poison him. A raven then flies by and knocks the poison away, saving him froom it. He also performs his second miracle.
  • 510

    He built 13 monastries and wrote his rule

    He built 13 monastries and wrote his rule
    Benedict is sought out by people to offer them guidance. In these years until his death, he helps build 13 monastries and wrote his rule, which is still used today.
  • 543

    St Benedict dies at Monte Casino

    St Benedict dies at Monte Casino
    St Benedict dies in the 11th of July at Monte Casino , which is now known as his feast day
  • Jan 1, 1220

    Canonised a saint

    Canonised a saint
    St benedict gets canonised as the patron saint of Europe.