Finding Answers in God's Time

Sister Stefanie muses on what the future holds ... for any of us.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 20, 2018

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Benedictine Sister Stefanie MacDonald confesses to having fun at the Mall of America, despite her Catholic Sisters' "habit" of non-consumerism!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 17, 2018

Our Catholic Preschool Classroom is Sweeter with a S'more!

Sister Stefanie's preschoolers are enjoying their new furry companion. Here's why every child benefits from pets!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 11, 2018

Sister Bobbi Meets Pope Francis and Other New Friends

Sister Bobbi Bussan met the pope during the 2018 CIB Symposium in Rome.

Read more | Comments (3) | Sep 10, 2018

Standing in the Presence of God (with Bug Repellent)

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, Catholic Benedictine Sister Claudia Scharf shares one of her favorite contemplative practices.

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

Contemplative Practices to Still the Mind, Feed the Spirit

The Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, share their favorite contemplative practices.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 02, 2018

A Warm Place to Live ... and Thrive

The Benedictine Sisters support homeless women and children at St. Joseph the Worker House in Rock Island, IL.

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

Pray for Our Children

Join the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island as we pray for the safety of all our children.

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 29, 2018

Echoing the Call of LCWR

If one member suffers, all suffer together. (1 Corinthians 12:26)

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 24, 2018

What My Kids Have Taught Me

Once again back in school, Catholic Benedictine Sister Stefanie reminisces about her former students, and what she's learned over the years.

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 23, 2018