The Catholic Benedictine Sisters welcome you.


We are the monastic Catholic Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, Ill. Originally from Nauvoo, we have lived and served in the Quad-City area since 2001. 

Explore ways to join us as: 

   * A Benedictine Sister

   * An Oblate

   * A Volunteer

Join our Virtual Discernment Retreat!

A call to a religious vocation is a gift from God, and worthy of time set apart as you listen to God’s voice. This 5-day virtual retreat introduces new ways to pray and learn more about the discernment process. To participate, click HERE.

 

What's New

Sister Susan Hutchens, OSB, Elected Prioress

Sister Susan Hutchens, OSB, Elected Prioress

Press Release for Sister Susan Hutchens

No Place for Racial Injustice

No Place for Racial Injustice

Our Community Statement on Recent Events


A Reflection on the Life of Sister Rosemary Murphy

A Reflection on the Life of Sister Rosemary Murphy

Our Prioress Remembers Sister Rosemary


Sister Rosemary Murphy, 1924 - 2020

Sister Rosemary Murphy, 1924 - 2020

Sister Rosemary Murphy, O.S.B., 95, of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, Ill., passed away Thursday May 28, 2020 at St. Mary Monastery.


Events/Retreats

For a complete listing of Benet House 2020-2021 virtual retreats and on-site retreats, click HERE