“To strive for peace on all levels: with self, others, and God.”  R.B. Prologue

“Never give a hollow greeting of peace or turn away when someone needs your love.”  R.B. 4.25-26

“If you have a dispute with someone, make peace with him before the sun goes down.”  R.B. 4.73

“…they are to pray together and thus be united in peace”  R.B. 53.4


Being Benedictine Across Generations by Jessie Bazan

Around the World with Saint Benedict by Robert Bell

Happiness: Benedictine Style by Sr. Michaela Hedican and Br. David Paul Lange

A Monk’s Insight on Death by Fr. Mark Thamert

Once a Johnnie, Always a Johnnie by Fr. Lew Grobe


Benedictine Bits: Peace

Rule of Benedict, Prologue

Benedictinism, Non-violence, and the Rule by Fr. Rene McGraw

Benedictine Living: Reflections for Prayer and Meditation, Ch. 14 by Kate Ritger (available in Quad 241 & Clemens Library)

The Rule of Benedict: A Spirituality for the 21st Century by Joan Chittister, Prologue (available in Quad 241 & Alcuin Library)

Peace at CSB