Benedictine Missioning Day

The tradition of "missioning" is one in which Catholic Benedictine Sisters would be assigned their work for the year. It was exciting and a little anxiety provoking. Learn what's changed and what's stayed the same in our 144-year-old ritual.

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 07, 2018

Show Up! It Might Change Everything!

Sister Mary Jane Wallace has some sage advice regarding prayer. And no, it's not how to do it!

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 03, 2018

A Sunbeam’s Song of Praise

Benedictine Oblate Mary Schoening shares her lovely prayer in response to Sister Charlotte Sonneville's invitation to write her own Magnificat!

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 30, 2018

Keep Todas Familias Together

The Benedictine Sisters hosted a prayer service for immigrant and suffering families Sat. July 14, 2018. Watch it here.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 14, 2018

Sister Norberta Vandersnick, OSB, 1927-2018

Sister Norberta Vandersnick, OSB, 1927-2018 died July 7, 2018.

Read more | Comments (3) | Jul 08, 2018

My Magnificat

Sister Charlotte Sonneville shares her own song of praise to the Lord, using the Virgin Mary's Magnificat as her guide.

Read more | Comments (1) | Jul 03, 2018

Pray with Us

We invite you to join us Saturday, July 14 to pray for justice for suffering families.

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

Marching for Families

Sisters Claudia Scharf and Stefanie MacDonald were among 600 people protesting the separation of children from parents.

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

Volunteering in a Place of Light

A volunteer at the Benedictine Sisters St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, shares her experience helping around the house, spending time with our elders and working with at least one of us on our poetry.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jun 18, 2018

In Heaven with a Little Baby

Sister Mary Jane Wallace shares her thoughts as she meets her cousin for the first time.

Read more | Comments (3) | Jun 12, 2018