The Beautiful Light of Advent

Benedictine Oblate Juanita Ghere shares what Advent means to her.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 15, 2018

Advent: Journey into Mystery

Catholic Benedictine Sister Marianne Burkhard shares her childhood memories of Advent in Switzerland as she prepares once again for Christ to enter the humble manger of her heart.

Read more | Comments (2) | Dec 14, 2018

An Advent Task: Clearing Out Clutter

Benedictine Oblate Susan Ryan says her spiritual practice this Advent is to clear her house (and heart) of clutter!

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

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy students acted out the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe for the Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island.

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

The Challenges of Advent

Catholic Benedictine Sister Charlotte Sonneville says Advent's challenges can be hard to meet, but the reward is joy.

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 12, 2018

Advent: Not a Passive Waiting Time!

Benedictine Catholic Sister Susan Hutchens shares the meaning and purpose of Advent.

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

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 (1) | 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 (2) | Dec 05, 2018