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. 

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Listen UP Hijab video

Watch the Listen UP videos created by us and other area Catholic Sisters for National Catholic Sisters Week!

What's New

Zacchaeus:  A Little Man Up a Tree

Zacchaeus: A Little Man Up a Tree

Reflection by Sister Mary Core, O.S.B.

Nourishing Growth as We Scatter Seeds

Nourishing Growth as We Scatter Seeds

A Reflection on Growth by Sister Ruth Ksycki, O.S.B.


We Remember Sister Irene Krogmeier

We Remember Sister Irene Krogmeier

Prioress Sandra Brunenn pays tribute to a beloved community member


Sister Irene Krogmeier, O.S.B., Dies at 97

Sister Irene Krogmeier, O.S.B., Dies at 97

Sister Irene Krogmeier, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019


Events/Retreats

Catholic Princess Retreat 2020

Sat Feb 1, 2020: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bookmarks: Henri Nouwen Reading Group

Tue Feb 4, 2020: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Break-A-Way: Day of Prayer and Quiet

Wed Feb 5, 2020: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Centering Prayer

Wed Feb 5, 2020: 1:00 pm - Wed Feb 26, 2020: 2:30 pm

Peacemaking

Thu Feb 6, 2020: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Prayer and Poetry- A 24-Hr Retreat

Fri Feb 7, 2020: 4:30 pm - Sat Feb 8, 2020: 4:00 pm