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The rule of Saint Benedict for everyone by Regina Goberna

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Published by New City Press in Hyde Park, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Monastic and religious life

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Edition Notes

StatementM. Regina Goberna
LC ClassificationsBR1720.B45 G6313 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25041377M
ISBN 109781565483514
LC Control Number2010024302

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