Accomplice to murder gets hard time
He repented, walked away from his life of easy pleasures and sought balance in a hard life of prayer.
Other men with blood on their hands would be moved to join him in this most austere monasticism: including a very high-profile politician and even his own father.
St. Romuald, Benedictine monk and founder of monasteries, died of natural causes 981 years ago today.
(adapted from an earlier post)