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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

A Retreat Featuring Richard Rohr and the Legacy of St. Francis

Thu May 4, 2017: 6:00 pm - Sun May 7, 2017: 1:00 pm

Bee-Attitudes: Buzzing With Jesus!

Sat May 13, 2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Preparing for Spring with Visio Lectio

Sat May 20, 2017: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Catholic Sister For A Day - May 20-21

Sat May 20, 2017: 9:00 am - Sun May 21, 2017: 1:00 pm

H.U.M. Through Scripture

Sat Jun 3, 2017: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Women's Retreat: The Art of Pausing

Fri Jun 23, 2017: 6:30 pm - Sun Jun 25, 2017: 12:00 pm