Advent: Embrace Each Wintry Moment

Benedictine Oblate Spencer Gillespie suggests we enter the wilderness within and without this Advent, to align ourselves with the Coming One.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 10, 2018

Advent: What Happens after the Birthday Crumbs have been Swept Away?

Benedictine Oblate Sharon McNamara asks what, exactly, Advent should prepare us for.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 07, 2018

Your Invitation to Advent, Christmas Services

Join the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, for special celebrations.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 07, 2018

Making Advent Meaningful for Yourself

Catholic Benedictine Sister Ruth Ksycki shares 4 ways to approach this sacred season.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 05, 2018

Sisters Collect New Memories in Nauvoo

The Benedictine Sisters - once of Nauvoo and now of Rock Island, IL - returned to their stomping grounds for a visit in 2005. Here's what they found.

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 28, 2018

Advent: A Time for Giving Gifts to Ourselves

Don’t let Advent get lost this year in all the bustle and aggravation of acquisition. Use it. Treasure it. Grow from it.

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 27, 2018

Vigilant, Combat-Ready, & Discerning (Book Club Part 6)

Sister Mary Core shares her book club's thoughts on Chapter 5 of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Here's the final installment of their discussion!

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 12, 2018

Signs of Holiness (Book Club Part 5)

Sister Mary Core shares her book club's thoughts on Chapter 4 of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Here's Part 5 of her Benedictine Online Book Club.

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 04, 2018

Learn about Yourself with St. Benedict

Benedictine Catholic Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares a fantastic resource for anyone, whether they are exploring a vocation or just wanting to find more balance in their daily lay lives.

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

Vigil of Love

Join us as we stand with our Jewish sisters and brothers.

Read more | Comments (1) | Oct 31, 2018