The Benedictines

by Dom Bruno Hicks OSB (1879-1954)


Table of Contents

1500 Year Tradition

Apostles of the Nations

Augustine's Mission to England

The Benedictine Centuries

Benedict of Aniane and Reform Efforts


Peculiarity of Cluny

Benedictine Offshoots

Lateran Council - 1215

Reform Congregations

Bursfeld Union

Durham: Typical English Mediaeval Monastery

Benefits of Stability

Monasticism in Decline

Congregation of Saint Maur

Jansenism and Revolution

Congregational Structure

Daily Life in a Contemporary Monastery


Pastors and Missionaries


Source: Benedictine Biographies (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1912) 1-32.

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