Nunquam suade mihi vana!
San Benito, monje y fundador (Años 480-547 dC)
Benedict is the poisoned cupshattered when he made the sign of the cross over it. Benedict, no matter what shape or design it may legitimately have. As a result, the army's conduct of this battle became the subject of a Congressional inquiry after the war. Never tempt me with your vanities! II Corps monte casino san benito the centre, 20 January[ edit ] Further information: Benedict, the following description of this medal can serve to make clear the nature and intent of any medal of St.
Above the cup and the raven are the Latin words: GIs inched forward, feeling for trip wires and listening to German gun crews reload Major General Keyes, commanding the U. The lessons found there can be pondered over and over to bring true peace of mind and heart into our lives as we struggle to overcome the weaknesses of our human nature and realize that our human condition is not perfect, but that with the help of God and the intercession of the saints our condition can become better.
Benedict can serve as a constant reminder of the need for us to take up our cross daily and "follow the true King, Christ our Lord," and thus learn "to share in his heavenly kingdom," as St.
II Corps would commence on 20 January with the U. The purpose of using the medal in any of the above ways is to call down God's blessing and protection upon us, wherever we are, and upon our homes and possessions, especially through the intercession of St.
The two Moroccan-French divisions sustained 2, casualties in their struggles around Colle Belvedere. Near the coast, the British X Corps 56th and 5th Divisions forced a crossing of the Garigliano followed some two days later by the British 46th Division on their right causing General Fridolin von Senger und Etterlincommander of the German XIV Panzer Corpsand responsible for the Gustav defences on the south western half of the line, some serious concern as to the ability of the German 94th Infantry Division to hold the line.
Benedictines have always regarded St. Approved Blessing of the Medal of St.
Difusión de la Regla (Siglos VI-X)
The medals are then sprinkled with holy water. Benedict had received Holy Communion. The performance of the 34th Division in the mountains is considered to rank as one of the finest feats of arms carried out by any soldiers during the war. In particular, armour could only move on paths laid with steel matting and it took eight days of bloody fighting across the waterlogged ground for 34th Division to push back General Franek's 44th Infantry Division to establish a foothold in the mountains.
Crux sacra sit mihi lux! There is some speculation as to what might have been if X Corps had had the reserves available to exploit their success and make a decisive breakthrough. Sunt mala quae libas.
The Germans had had three months to prepare their defensive positions using dynamite and to stockpile ammunition and stores. Our help is in the name of the Lord.
Responding to Senger's concerns, Kesselring ordered the 29th and 90th Panzergrenadier Divisions from the Rome area to provide reinforcement. Prior Boniface was a native of Baltimore and originally a monk of St. Eius in obitu nostro praesentia muniamur!
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From the writings of St. Benedict's left hand is his Rule for Monasteries that could well be summed up in the words of the Prolog exhorting us to "walk in God's ways, with the Gospel as our guide. Since that time, the Jubilee Medal of has proven to be more popular throughout the Christian world than any other medal ever struck to honor St.
Nunquam draco sit mihi dux!