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

Book Club: Gift of Years - Growing Older Gracefully - By Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB

Tue Oct 7, 2014: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Benedictine For A Day Vocation Experience - Nov 1

Sat Nov 1, 2014: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Evening At The Monastery - Nov 6

Thu Nov 6, 2014: 4:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Patience: Why So Difficult and Important?

Thu Nov 20, 2014: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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