Lessons from Saint Benedict: Finding Joy in Daily Life is an excellent resource for groups and individuals who would like to further their studies and enhance spiritual growth.
Rev. Donald Raila is a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey. He has been director of Oblates since 1988. During that time he has written quarterly letters to the community of Oblates and Friends of Saint Vincent Archabbey. These letters formed the basis for the collection Lessons from Saint Benedict: Finding Joy in Daily Life a series of 26 letters written by Father Donald. A Study Guide to Lessons from Saint Benedict has also been published. He is also editor of the book, The Rule in Bits and Pieces, a collection of over 140 reflections covering every chapter of the Holy Rule of Saint Benedict. His other book is Nadeem Feroze: Oblate of Saint Benedict, Pakistani, Defender of the Faith. This book, Joy in the Life of a Follower of St. Benedict: An Exploration of Joy in Lent and in the Whole of Christian Life, is scheduled to be released in fall of 2022.