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Show Notes for Tuesday, 7/11/2023


Happy feast of St. Benedict of Nursia! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Fr. Boniface Hicks, OSB, to talk more about the founder of his order. Other guests include artist Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs to discuss how she depicts Benedict and his twin sister Scholastica, and Kris McGregor from Discerning Hearts on a selection from the Office of Readings this week that features St. Benedict. Plus news, weather, sports and more…


St. Benedict Prayer

Gracious and holy Father,
grant us the intellect to understand you,
reason to discern you, diligence to seek you, wisdom to find you, a spirit to know you,
a heart to meditate upon you.
May our ears hear you, may our eyes behold you, and may our tongues proclaim you.
Give us grace that our way of life may be pleasing to you, that we may have the patience to wait for you
and the perseverance to look for you.
Grant us a perfect end-your holy presence,
a blessed resurrection and life everlasting.
We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs is online at gwyneththompsonbriggs.com.

Jeff Cavins, co-author of A Catholic Guide to the Old Testament

Scott Borchers is online at nazarethrevisited.com.

Full list of guests