Monks at Norcia pray 8 times a day, now brew beer
Birthplace of St. Benedict on way back from 2016 earthquake
Father Cassian Folsom re-founded the Benedictine monastery in Norcia “from scratch,” so to speak, in 2000. It was/is a new foundation. The monks in Norcia (birthplace of St Benedict and St Scholastica) left in the early 19th century.