The Rosary as Contemplative Prayer

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, Sister Sheila McGrath shares her practice of praying the Rosary.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 15, 2018

Benedictine Online Book Club Part 2: The Subtle Enemies of Holiness

Sister Mary Core shares what she calls "the rather dark side" of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Here's Part 2 of her Benedictine Online Book Club.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 08, 2018

Benedictine Online Book Club Part 1: Living an Ordinary Life Extraordinarily Well

Sister Mary Core's online book club focuses on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. Here's Part 1.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 02, 2018

Lectio Divina: An Ancient Contemplative Prayer

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, the Catholic Benedictine Sisters and Oblates of Rock Island share their practice of Lectio Divina.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 01, 2018

Here I Am: How to Be with God

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island share thoughts, process of Centering Prayer.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 26, 2018

Benedictine Online Book Club: Your Call to Holiness, Your Way

Sister Mary Core's online book club focuses on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. Here's the introduction.

Read more | Comments (3) | Sep 25, 2018

Finding Answers in God's Time

Sister Stefanie muses on what the future holds ... for any of us.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 20, 2018

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Benedictine Sister Stefanie MacDonald confesses to having fun at the Mall of America, despite her Catholic Sisters' "habit" of non-consumerism!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 17, 2018

Our Catholic Preschool Classroom is Sweeter with a S'more!

Sister Stefanie's preschoolers are enjoying their new furry companion. Here's why every child benefits from pets!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 11, 2018

Sister Bobbi Meets Pope Francis and Other New Friends

Sister Bobbi Bussan met the pope during the 2018 CIB Symposium in Rome.

Read more | Comments (3) | Sep 10, 2018