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7 Crazy Miracles Performed by the Great St. Benedict

1) Broke a glass full of poison with the Sign of the Cross

2) Saved a man from drowning by briefly becoming another person

A monk named Placidus was getting water from lake, accidentally fell in, and was swept away quickly by a current. Even though Benedict was a good distance from the lake, he miraculously knew what had happened and immediately ordered another monk Maurus to run to the lake to save Placidus.

3) Reading the minds of his monks


4) Brought a child back to life during a construction project at the abbey


5) Moved a huge stone with his prayer

6) Exorcised a stubborn demon

7) Unfazed by the Devil’s trickery