Blessings from the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery

We shall run on the path of God's commandments, our hearts overflowing with the inexpressible delight of love. Rule of Benedict

We are the monastic Catholic Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, Ill. Originally from Nauvoo, Illinois, the Benedictine Sisters moved to the Quad-City area in 2001.

Discover your vocation with us ... or learn about our volunteer live in program.

Read the latest issue of Connecting Point!

Events/Retreats

Catholic Princess Retreat

Sat Feb 20, 2016: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Evening at the Monastery - Mar. 3

Thu Mar 3, 2016: 4:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Catholic Sister for a Day

Sat Mar 5, 2016: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Catholic Sister for a Day - Mar. 5-6

Sat Mar 5, 2016: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Men's Retreat: This is my Commandment: Love One Another

Fri Mar 18, 2016: 6:30 pm - 12:00 pm

Family Evening: "Bread - The Food of Life"

Tue Apr 5, 2016: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm