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.

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Events/Retreats

Advent: Jesus Comes - Do I Make Room For Him?

Sat Dec 6, 2014: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

New Year's Vocation Retreat

Wed Dec 31, 2014: 7:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Silent Directed Retreat: Jesus Went About Doing Good and Healing All (Acts 10:30)

Sun Jan 18, 2015: 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Benedictine For A Day Vocation Experience - Jan 24

Sat Jan 24, 2015: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Life as a Story

Thu Jan 29, 2015: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Girls-Only Monastic Experience

Sat Feb 7, 2015: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm