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

Prioress Susan Hutchens Welcomes Bishop Tylka

Prioress Susan Hutchens Welcomes Bishop Tylka

'Delighted to Walk and Work Together'

Vigil of Feast of St. Benedict

Vigil of Feast of St. Benedict

A Reflection by Prioress Susan Hutchens, OSB


Let Justice Roll Like a River

Let Justice Roll Like a River

A Reflection from Prioress Susan Hutchens


No Place for Racial Injustice

No Place for Racial Injustice

Our Community Statement on Recent Events


Events/Retreats

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